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NPT Reports: High School`s `College Zone` Gets Students on Track

Published on December 14, 2012 By Soraya

Principal Ron Woodard is the epitome of ‘in your face’—but in a good way. He’s trying to change the culture of Maplewood High School and get college on his students’ minds, everyday. “I think it provides students with a focus,” said Woodard, Executive Principal of Maplewood High School in Metro Nashville Public Schools. “At the […]

NPT Reports: `Latino Achievers` Promotes High School Graduation, College

Published on May 15, 2012 By lturner

A street marketing campaign in Nashville could be a pathway to college for some Latino teens. It’s part of a fundraising drive to provide college scholarships for Latino students like Federico Gonzalez. “I’m really happy because I finished with my first year in college and I’m helping with this program right now—fundraising the scholarship,” says […]