At Roberto Clemente, student overcomes family violence to set sights on college
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The newspaper chronicles the struggles of Roberto Clemente student Marcus Buggs, who, at the age of 9, saw his father shot to death and whose mom is serving a prison sentence for a stabbing.
But Marcus, with the help of Edmondson and others at Clemente, is on track to graduate this spring, and making plans to go to college. Marcus is also a reserve guard on the Huron High School basketball team.
Clemente prides itself on its graduation rate and its success in preparing formerly struggling students for college
You can read more about Marcus and Roberto Clemente’s success story in these AnnArbor.com articles:
- Roberto Clemente: Focused on closing the achievement gap, one student at a time
- Roberto Clemente alternative school redefines itself: 'We're really about sending kids to college'