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Fighting Education Inequality With Empathy, Opportunity

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Brownsville is one of the most underserved and violent neighborhoods in New York City. Like so many school districts with high levels of poverty, finding ways to improve disadvantaged students’ lives both inside and outside the classroom can seem impossible.

In the face of such harrowing odds, educator Nadia Lopez opened a middle school. At Mott Hall Bridges Academy, she created an environment where underprivileged students are supported by empathetic educators, exposed to new educational opportunities and prepared to attend top colleges. The school boasts a 98% graduation rate………………………….