A summer math camp for Detroit middle-school students has won national acclaim for increasing rates of high-school graduation and enrollment in college. About 400 students attend the six-week Math Corps camp, typically for two consecutive summers, to learn from educators and from high-school and college students. The camp also fosters a sense of community among the many disadvantaged children who are in the program. But despite the camp's success, expansion may be out of reach as Detroit schools struggle to overcome a budget shortfall.
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