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Feature Article About De Marillac Academy in Saint Mary’s College Annual Report

The success of De Marillac Academy students and graduates is the subject of Lasallian research conducted by a Saint Mary’s College team, led by Educational Leadership Professor Rebecca Proehl.  In an 80-page paper, “De Marillac Academy: Perseverance, Purpose, and Promise,” the researchers document the school’s use of the concept of grit, measured by student traits like curiosity, character, perseverance, and interest in long-term goals. The two most outstanding factors, said Proehl, are the school’s focus on perseverance and the student’s tendency to persevere.  Proehl plans to continue her research, and will write a book about the school that is known as “a miracle in the Tenderloin.”

Click here to read more about this story on the Saint Mary’s College of California website.


Posted on: October 24th, 2016

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