About the Author
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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July 13, 2014, Nancy Diggs will speak about her book, Breaking the Cycle, at the world-renowned Chautauqua Institution. Her lecture begins at 2:00 pm and will be held in the Ballroom of the Literary Arts Center. The public is welcome.
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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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