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Fernando Barrientos

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My Mom (and KIPP) Don’t Just Hope for Me to Go to College, They Expect It

May 12, 2017 | by Fernando Barrientos |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series.

My family is from the Dominican Republic. I was raised by a single parent in a low-income household. My mother has been set on me going to college. She doesn’t hope for it—she...

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