December 18th, 2009

Schools in the Recession
Sopori, Arizona's Poor Little Rich School

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Recently, while filming our PBS NewsHour story “Schools and the Recession” in Arizona, we discovered a school that surprised us.  Sopori Elementary is in a small, poor, rural town called Amado.  But Sopori is anything but poor.  Among other things, the school boasts a new gym, modern computer lab and a swimming pool.  Even more impressive is the way it serves its community.

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