Find out how the support of her middle school teaching team has impacted one student’s journey from a Bronx, New York, public middle school to a New England private school and now onto college, in these professional development videos excerpted from FRONTLINE: The Education of Omarina. An innovative intervention program to reduce high school dropouts helped Omarina Cabrera succeed at her middle school and eventually enroll in Brooks School. But once at this elite boarding school, Omarina found that continuing troubles in her home life interfered with her academic life. This resource is part of the FRONTLINE Collection.
To learn more about the struggles that Omarina Cabrera experienced in middle school and how she was identified as an at-risk student by her school’s dropout intervention program, watch the related resource Succeeding in School.
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