School’s Caring Helps Students Beat Odds

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The Boston Globe

Boston International High, created in 2003 to educate recent immigrants, graduated its first class in June, and all 35 students have been accepted to college. The school is thriving, its supporters say, because it addresses its students’ every need, including housing and after-school jobs. It also segregates its non-English speakers, who are particularly at risk for dropping out, from the other students. June 3,