1. Restoring Our Youth

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    Marcell Payton, who became involved in gang activity at a young age, shares his story after completely turning his life around with the help of mentor Frank McGhee, director of the Neighborhood Service Organization's Youth Initiatives Project. Marcell's grade point average has risen from a 1.9 to a 3.5 GPA at Osborn Evergreen Academy of Design, Technology & Alternative Energy and is a promising youth leader and voice against gun violence in his community. From Detroit's east side. http://scorecard.excellentschoolsdetroit.org/schools/osborn-evergreen-academy-of-design-and-alternative

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    • Compassion Beyond the Classroom

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      When their parents fell victim to a mortgage scam, Litzy and Yelinne Hernandez found themselves threatened with eviction. Moved with compassion, their teachers at Clippert Academy in Southwest Detroit have stepped outside of their classrooms to show support and prevent their bright young scholars from joining Detroit's passel of homeless. From Southwest Detroit. http://scorecard.excellentschoolsdetroit.org/schools/clippert-academy

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      • Like Clay I'm Molding

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        Ronald Jenkins, a 23-year-old early childhood educator, talks about why he chooses to work in childcare and what he hopes to achieve in these young children's lives by providing a positive male role model. From Detroit's northwest side. https://www.facebook.com/LittleScholarsOfDetroit

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        • ¡No más!

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          The Hernandez family, including their three daughters, Kriscia, Litzy, and Yelinne, face eviction from their home. The three girls talk about the effect that the process has had on them as the community rallies together with Detroit Eviction Defense to try to put a stop to this life altering event. From Southwest Detroit.

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          • Renaissance High School: Rising Ever Upward

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            Principal Anita Williams talks about what Renaissance High School, the premier magnet high school in Detroit, is doing to improve on its already excellent scholastic and atmospheric performance. With words from RHS teacher and alumnus Kevin Smith. http://scorecard.excellentschoolsdetroit.org/schools/renaissance-high-school

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            • Kenyetta Watkins on Character Traits at Home

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              Kenyetta Watkins, mother to a second grader at Madison-Carver Academy, talks about the character traits her son learns in school and how she and her husband help incorporate them at home. From Madison-Carver Academy in Detroit. http://scorecard.excellentschoolsdetroit.org/schools/madison-carver-academy

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              • Being an Involved Parent

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                Kenyetta Watkins, a Detroit mother with a young scholar at Cornerstone Schools' Madison-Carver Academy, gives her opinion as to why the principal of the new school asked her share her thoughts on her child's education. From Madison-Carver Academy in Detroit. http://scorecard.excellentschoolsdetroit.org/schools/madison-carver-academy

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                • Kenyetta Watkins on a Well-Rounded Individual

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                  Kenyetta Watkins, mother to a second grader at Madison-Carver Academy, talks about how Cornerstone Schools' approach of teaching the "whole person" makes for a more successful individual. From Madison-Carver Academy in Detroit. http://scorecard.excellentschoolsdetroit.org/schools/madison-carver-academy

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                  • Character traits learned in school, used in life.

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                    Ervice Gregory, a Detroit mother with a fifth grader at Cornerstone Schools' Madison-Carver Academy, talks about the Character Traits that the promising new school imparts on its young learners. From Madison-Carver Academy in Detroit. http://scorecard.excellentschoolsdetroit.org/schools/madison-carver-academy

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                    • Ervice Gregory on choosing the right school for her daughter

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                      Ervice Gregory, an involved parent at Cornerstone Schools' new Madison-Carver Academy, talks about how she and her husband chose the promising institution for their young scholar. From Madison-Carver Academy in Detroit. http://scorecard.excellentschoolsdetroit.org/schools/madison-carver-academy

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