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Nancy Diggs’ seventh book, Breaking the Cycle, reflects her long interest in other cultures, which was enhanced by an early work exchange program in Switzerland and a B.A. in French at Case Western Reserve University.
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“A must-read for teachers, educators, sociologists, and reformers concerned about lost generations of at-risk students…”
When an inner-city high school successfully graduates nearly 100% of their students and those same students go on to enroll in college or graduate at rates above 80%, it warrants looking into. That’s what led Nancy Diggs to investigate the Dayton Early College Academy (DECA) and question why it succeeds when so many other urban schools do not.
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