Former U-M basketball star opens Detroit charter school
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After a successful professional basketball career, Jalen Rose has become an education entrepreneur. In 2011, the former University of Michigan basketball standout and Detroit native opened a brand new charter school, the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. Expectations are high, but Rose says he's committed to giving these high school students an opportunity to succeed.
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