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$6,039

That’s the per capita income of our 9th graders this year. It’s the lowest in the Cristo Rey Network, an organization that exclusively serves low-income students. The average income of our freshman families is $23,824, and most of the households … Continue reading

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Reason and Freedom

I’ve learned that you don’t explicitly “teach” faith to high school students. Yes, all of our students take Theology classes including Sacred Scriptures, Ethic, and World Religions. They attend masses, go on retreats, and participate in service projects. Faith is … Continue reading

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Mayor Walsh

In 2009 as we were negotiating our move from Cambridge to Boston, we connected with a little-known State Representative named Marty Walsh. Some in Dorchester’s Savin Hill neighborhood – Representative Walsh’s political base – were opposed to our move because … Continue reading

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