Henry Ford Academy Opens Doors for Talented, Underserved Students

Vella, Jim
July 2010
Profiles in Diversity Journal;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p59
The article discusses the first charter school, Henry Ford Academy, which is created jointly by a global corporation, a non-profit cultural institution, and public school in Michigan. It mentions that the said school is funded by Ford Motor Co. to provide education for talented, underserved students in the country. According to Jim Vella, president of Ford Motor Co. Fund, the students at Henry Ford are trained to work together in teams similar to a real business environment.


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