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This Is How High Achievement is Greeted?

Publication date: Mar 20, 2015

The first time I visited Elmont Memorial High School in New York’s Nassau County almost eight years ago, then-principal Al Harper showed me the space where he had carved out the science research lab. It was crammed with myriad equipment. Just what I can’t remember, except that there was a cage and some microscopes and beakers and it smelled vaguely of animals — maybe lab mice. It wasn’t a jumble, but in reality it was a small office clearly being used by more than a couple of students.

Harper told me he had gotten a small grant to start the lab and had great hopes for expanding the science research class and propelling some of his students into scientific careers.

Read the full article on the Huffington Post.

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