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S.L. Owens featured in article “Helping students succeed with support from a posse”

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Below is an excerpt:

The Chicago program [The Posse Foundation] partners with 11 schools in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin. Posse Scholars from Chicago have a 90 percent graduation rate.

The students are selected in December of their senior year. From January until they leave in August, Posse trains them in writing and math skills along with social skills, preparing them for a collegiate lifestyle that, to some, can be called “culture shock.”

That was the case for S.L. Owens.