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Seeds of Change

Seeds of Change

Feb 16, 2005-- The premise was pretty simple, maybe obvious: A lot of city kids are living and learning in environments that are failing them. So why not just take them out? Catch them right out of elementary school and move them into dormitories where you can teach them social and life skills. During the day, immerse them in an intensive college-preparatory curriculum comparable to elite boarding schools. Lavish them with the kind of emotional and financial support usually reserved for rich kids. Maybe, SEED founders Raj Vinnakota and Eric Adler believed, just maybe those kids will make it to college.
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