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Learning desires

At Lynn school, students investing in their futures

Fifth-grader Ariyanna Agnew offers to answer a question in math class at KIPP Academy Lynn on the third day of school. Fifth-grader Ariyanna Agnew offers to answer a question in math class at KIPP Academy Lynn on the third day of school. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Steven Rosenberg
Globe Staff / August 21, 2008

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The kids say that, at their old schools, college was the last thing on their minds. There they tried to make it through a day without fighting or being tempted to join a gang - or to take drugs. (Full article: 1116 words)

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