New school sets kindergarten students' sights on college

A college education is the goal from day one for 76 kindergarten students at a new public charter school in Rhode Island. The students starting at Democracy Prep Blackstone Valley are told they are the class of 2026 -- the year they are on track to graduate from a four-year degree program. Academy planners are counting on innovations, such as additional teacher training, longer days and an extended school year, to help all students reach college.

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