Every year The Education Trust identifies a handful of schools that are, as we say, dispelling the myth that schools can do nothing to help students overcome the barriers of poverty and discrimination. Last week I wrote about one of the schools Ed Trust honored last year, De Queen Elementary. Today I’m talking about another of last year’s Dispelling the Myth Award winners: Laurel Street Elementary School in Compton, Calif.

Physically, Laurel Street Elementary School is just a bunch of temporary buildings scattered on a large patch of unshaded asphalt on the edge of Compton, Calif.

Read the full article on The Huffington Post Impact.