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Capstone Project

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Stevenson Center, ASPIRA


In the last several years many initiatives emerged with the purpose of reforming how education is practiced in the urban setting. From the voucher system to the creation of charters, all had the same goal; the delivery of quality education to underserved youth. Through the discussion of ASPIRA educational elements, I seek to present an alternative combination of elements that promotes success among those groups that historically has been disengaged.