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Charter School Farm Animals Not Massacred By Humans

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.04.2013 | Detroit

Animal lovers were shocked by the slaughter of more than a dozen farm animals at a Detroit charter school for young mothers and pregnant teens last we...

A School For Teen Moms AND Their Babies (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 11.02.2012 | Teen

At the Catherine Ferguson Academy in Detroit, 220 high school girls learn from their teachers, take notes, and bond with friends. At first glance, it'...

Growth, Interrupted: Teen Moms Fight to Save Innovative School (and Farm)

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 08.15.2011 | Green
Leslie Hatfield

The fate of an innovative Detroit high school where parenting teens can bring their kids to school for high quality early childhood education, and farmwork is integrated into the curriculum, is all but sealed. But they're not going down without a fight.

A Motor City Farm and Must-See Cinema -- Grown in Detroit

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Leslie Hatfield

Filmmaker Mascha Poppenk invited me to visit the Catherine Ferguson Academy, a local high school for teenage mothers and the subject of her documentary, Grown in Detroit.