The SSW's Rachel Donegan, associate director of the SSW's Promise Heights Initiative in West Baltimore, was quoted in a Baltimore Sun story that explored the possible closure of Baltimore's Renaissance Academy. Promise Heights helps with efforts at the innovative Baltimore City school.
The school is home to Seeds of Promise, a mentoring program that pairs black male mentors with about 140 students. The program was recently expanded using funds from a $350,000 grant awarded to the school by the U.S. Department of Education this year.
Read more on the Baltimore Sun web site at http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/education/bs-md-ci-school-closures-20161109-story.html.