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Jackson Learning Lab: The Hope of Success for All Learners
Dr. Roxana Hopkins has a detailed business plan, a development team, letters of support from community groups and even a federal planning grant, but she still cannot open the Jackson Learning Lab. The reason? State law limiting the number of charter schools in Michigan.
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Jackson Learning Lab: The Hope of Success for All Learners
The Jackson Learning Lab was designed to serve students who are not succeeding in the traditional school setting, organizers say. It would offer extended hours and year-round classes, online courses, biweekly reports to parents, support groups, and an individual education plan for every student.