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WHEELS

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Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School, called “WHEELS,” graduates its 98% Latino students at far higher rates than other schools in New York City. See the enthusiasm and commitment that drives the teachers and the students in this innovative and successful program. Produced by Patricia Benabe & David Alvarado, Rayuela Films for the CPB/PBS Producers Workshop Collection

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Learners

Between Worlds

How can this student fulfill her responsibilities in the two “worlds” she lives in.

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Between Worlds

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Learners

Celestial Dancer

Mealyann’s dancing “clears her mind,” she says, as she transforms into an "apsara."

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Celestial Dancer

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Learners

Countdown

Join the countdown as Savanna races to finish her work two weeks before graduation day

Countdown

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Learners

Rancho Cielo

For some looking to return to school, Rancho Cielo has opened the gates of opportunity.

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Rancho Cielo

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