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This inner city school is a bridge to empowerment

Clip: 12/28/2016 | 7m 46s

In one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in Brooklyn, in one of the most segregated school systems in the country, principal Nadia Lopez is trying to help kids defy the odds. Lopez talks to special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault about how she’s adopted teaching methods and curricula with an understanding of where the students come from and what they need to succeed.

Aired: 12/28/16

Rating: NR

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