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Mr. Morrow: A View from the Principal's Office

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Principal Gerald Morrow came on board at Robeson last year and shook things up. He got rid of more than 15 staff and is demanding more cuts. But he’s running a neighborhood high school where 8 percent of kids are homeless, almost a quarter are special needs, 56 girls are pregnant and the surrounding community offers little in the way of jobs his students can aspire to.

Morrow’s walked in the shoes of his students and he believes his very presence will show them they can make it, too. We’re following Morrow to find out what neighborhood high schools need, if they are going to give their students a decent future.

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