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As a high school teacher in Prince George’s County, Alison Hanks-Sloan became attached to her growing numbers of international students –but she was crushed when a large number of them dropped out before receiving their diploma. Now, Hanks-Sloan is a principal at a high school in Largo that is solely dedicated to keeping international kids in school. Though her school shares space with a traditional high school, everything from their hours to their grading structure differs from the norm. Kojo visits Hanks-Sloan at her school to learn more.
- Alison Hanks-Sloan Design leader - Principal, International High School at Largo
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