charter school network

Success Academy students succeed in chess and track and field competitions

Charter Education, charter school network
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...