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Success Academy students succeed in chess and track and field competitions

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It has been a good month for Success Academy students, some of whom traveled to Nashville and to Philadelphia to participate in national chess and track and field events. Not only was it the first time to compete in these types of events for most students, they also succeeded beyond even their schools' wildest dreams.   In Nashville, where more than 130 Success Academy students participated in the chess Super Nationals, one team of students finished tied in first place for their chess division.   Other Success Academy teams made it to the third place in their divisions, while even more achieved fourth, fifth, sixth, seven, eighth and tenth places.   Considering these students were competing against children from much more affluent backgrounds and much wealt...

Success Academy: No Excuses School Model

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Success Academy gives students everything that they need to be able to do well in school. For that reason, they are a "no excuses" school and can make sure that children are learning as much as possible. When Success Academy was first introduced to the New York City area, there were hundreds of thousands of students who were not up to the standards that were set by the state. Now, though, the students who go to Success Academy are helping to improve the proficiency of New York City students. The students, referred to as scholars at Success Academy, are able to be successful thanks to the ideas that Success Academy has for education. They are able to be educated properly and there is no excuse for them not to learn when they are working on different things. Success Academy approaches the ma...