David Jernigan, the deputy superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools and the founding executive director of Atlanta’s KIPP network of charter schools, who is referenced in this article, repeatedly cites his experience teaching with Breakthrough Houston as the reason for his success.

“Breakthrough is absolutely the reason I am doing what I’m doing today…I know for certain my Summerbridge experience set me up. I was so well prepared to go into the classroom.”

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New York Times September 2018