Be Inspired Day 2: Oasis of Achievement Amid High School Dropouts

Be Inspired Day 2: Oasis of Achievement Amid High School Dropouts

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boys-academy-chicago.jpgOn the troubled South Side of Chicago where only 37% of young black men graduate high school, the Urban Prep Academy is an oasis of achievement.

The all-boys school sets a high bar for its students, with a heavy math and science course load, an emphasis on studying a foreign language plus two periods of English every day.

This morning, on the second day of Good Morning America’s “Be Inspired” week, the show’s anchor Robin Roberts celebrated the Chicago school that recently announced its entire senior class of 107 young men had been accepted to four-year colleges.

WATCH the video below, or read the story at ABC News

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