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Where Students Lead by Example

Central Park East High School strives to build a college-going culture by tapping student-leaders to set an example and be a resource to their peers in the senior class. In this video, Principal Bennett Lieberman and “peer leader” Elvira Quintero describe how the College Summit program at the New York City school has helped improve achievement and set more students on the path to higher education.

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Coverage of school climate and student behavior and engagement is supported in part by grants from the Atlantic Philanthropies, the NoVo Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, and the California Endowment.