Private high school focuses on kids in foster care

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Oct 17, 12:00 AM

Private high school focuses on kids in foster care

The 62 other students at C.B. have stories like Paladino's, according to Roberta Trombetta, who founded the private school in 2015 when Arise Academy, the nation's first charter school for students in foster care, closed in West Oak Lane. Trombetta, who had been the CEO of Arise, staff, and board members were so convinced their students needed and deserved their own school, they rounded up money from donors and converted to a private school.

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