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Are there really no shortcuts for getting low-income kids to college?

“There are no shortcuts.” Inside the world of high-poverty charter schools, few mantras are as beloved as this one. Teacher-legend Rafe Esquith used it as a book title in 2004, and it was later adopted by prominent charter networks like the Knowledge Is Power Program. The slogan holds some truth: There are few quick and […]