SEED is a boarding school for inner-city students — almost all black — in Washington, D.C. It’s expensive — about $24,000 a year — to provide housing as well as education and guidance. So far, SEED students don’t do dramatically better on the SATs than similar students in conventional schools, and the attrition rate is high. Is it worth the cost? Time profiles the school.
Planting a SEED
January 9, 2004 by