April 11, 2021
The educators and students at Summit Academy Charter School in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, take reading very seriously. They understand the importance of literacy in determining a student’s success. With the help of Reading Plus, an online reading program, the school is accomplishing its mission and goal of sending every graduate to a college. Despite the challenges they face in an urban and impoverished area, Summit Academy is changing students’ lives, changing their community, and changing the world.