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Lessons from IDEA Toros Prepare Charter School Graduate for Future

IDEA has helped me separate things that are important and things that aren’t. Being here has changed my culture, and my work ethic. I have learned that in life there are no excuses for anything. I may face obstacles, but I don’t care. I am going to go to college as a student-athlete, get a degree, and make my family proud.
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Being a Charter School Kid Sets Graduate up for Future

The name’s Tirado, Aremy Tirado. Recently I had my last day of high school at Democracy Prep at the Agassi Campus, and looking back on all four years of blood, sweat, and tears, I found that being a “charter school kid” consisted of being socially aware, being held to higher standards as a result of the rigorous academics, and being part of a tight-knit community.