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Why Sarai Traveled Two Hours a Day for School

July 9, 2019
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Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School (APB) alumna Sarai Flores is one of the many students whose academic trajectories have been dramatically changed since they arrived at a Green Dot school. “I was not a very good student; I felt like school wasn’t important, but my mindset changed when I came to APB. I went from failing all my classes to getting mostly As,” reflected Flores.

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How Animo Legacy Supported This Alumna on Her Path to College

May 4, 2021
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For Ánimo Legacy Charter Middle School alumna Adriana Figueroa, attending a small public school focused on academic rigor, individualized support, caring relationships, and connections made all the difference.

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How a College Trip Led to Self-discovery and More

April 21, 2021
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Jawanza Harris’ college trip to Clark Atlanta University was life changing. “It was like I was seeing color for the very first time,” smiled Harris.

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College Classes at the Age of 12? How AEO Is Giving Students a Jump Start to College

April 6, 2021
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At Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School the road to college begins early. Through a dual enrollment partnership with East Los Angeles College, AEO is helping students create a path to success that includes taking college courses before they even reach their first year of high school.

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