Within NYC’s Highly Segregated School System, a Group of Low-Income Students Sacrifice Their Summers, Weekends for a Chance at College Success

By Taylor Swaak

English language arts teacher Frank Queris talks with students at a Wednesday night SEO Scholars class. (Taylor Swaak/The 74)
Kendall Acheampong (center) helps an SEO classmate with math equations on Dec. 4. (Taylor Swaak)
Ivy Allotey on Columbia University’s campus (Taylor Swaak)
Sokhnadiarra Ndiaye, right (Taylor Swaak)

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