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VIDEO ➟ Aranza Rising

In education, we’re all about the data. We celebrate growth in skills mastered during a unit. We celebrate growth in absolutes on the NWEA MAP assessment. We celebrate students reading 120 correct words per minute when just a few months ago, their rate was half that. But perhaps most importantly, we celebrate the student beyond the numbers.

Last year, a study by SRI International found that while Rocketeer alumni outperform their peers academically, they also demonstrate strong social-emotional mindsets and a college-focused drive. What’s behind this success? Find out as Aranza, a recent Rocketship graduate, shares her journey.

Published on January 20, 2016

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