April 16th, 2010
Written by Jane Mersky Leder in Feature Stories with 0 Comments
Nothing could have prepared then high school juniors Tyjuan Morrow and Richie Gallant for the eye-opening experience of visiting each other’s school. Morrow, who is black and lived in the projects with his mother and two of six siblings, attended one of the lowest-performing public schools in St. Louis. Gallant, white and Jewish, lived in a comfortable suburb with his parents and younger brother...