EDUCATION
06/16/2011 02:19 pm ET Updated Aug 16, 2011

Wight Foundation Sends Newark Kids To Boarding Schools, Seeks To Expand

For years, he's been quietly sending hundreds of students from Newark and surrounding towns to prestigious boarding high schools.

They are teens like Kathleen Da Silva, who grew up in Newark. In the fall, Da Silva will be attending Harvard on a full scholarship. And that makes Russell Wight Jr. smile.

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