New Haven Register: Promising New Haven students have incentive

Jennifer Swift:

In an extension of the “Promise” program that gives scholarships to certain high-achieving and community-minded students, city and education officials Wednesday announced a “Passport to Promise” experiment to help 20 students who aren’t quite at “Promise” levels get there.

The initiative was created by the board of New Haven Promise to help those students who are hard working but not quite at the threshold required for a Promise scholarship, said Executive Director Patricia Melton. Students are eligible to be a Promise scholar if they achieve a 3.0 grade point average. Students who have between a 2.5 and 2.9 GPA will be eligible for the Passport to Promise.

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  1. Elantra James is a deserving student. She has been in my Coop Publishing House Creative Writing class over the last two years. In this course, she has helped to produce our school newspaper, http://www.coopvoices.com. Elantra was the Photography and Art editor, and in this role, solicited work from a wide range of artists and writers in our school community. Elantra is a peer leader (through College Summit) and has been involved in supporting the Co-op community in many ways during her time here.

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