At Briya Public Charter School, Awa improved her English, earned a high school diploma, and learned to be a better parent.
Julia graduated from the West Michigan Aviation Academy with her high school diploma - and a pilot's license.
At 18, Alfonso moved to the U.S. to work, but when he couldn't support his family back in Mexico, he found the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School and got his GED.
Brittany was incarcerated as a teenager - but her story doesn't end there. Through a partnership with Lighthouse Academy Charter School, she was able to graduate from high school.
After escaping civil war in Somolia, Hawo tried a few schools before arriving at KIPP Academy Nashville on her journey to Duke.
City on a Hill Public Charter School helped make Sandy's dreams a reality after her family immigrated to the United States to escape political violence in Haiti.