More Than a Dream: The Cristo Rey Story: How One School's Vision Is Changing the World

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The Cristo Rey Jesuit High School story is one of the more improbable and inspiring educational success stories in decades. Beginning with an audacious dream--to start a new college prep school for the children of Hispanic working poor--the Jesuits in Chicago set to work. But there were many questions that needed to be answered: Would parents support a demanding prep school? Could students overcome deficient academic backgrounds? How would such a school be financed? In "More Than a Dream," G. R. Kearney shows how Cristo Rey ...