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Podcast on Gompers Preparatory Academy in San Diego

This episode of the inewsource podcast is about best intentions and shortcuts, struggles and triumphs, journalism and empathy. It’s about Gompers Preparatory Academy.

The venerated charter school is in Chollas View, San Diego, where nearly half the children under 18 live in poverty. In the early 2000s, Gompers was a public middle school besieged by a culture of drugs, gangs and violence.