Here’s a great article from Virginia Business by Joan Tupponce:
Rhonda Ambrose, the principal of Campostella Elementary School in Norfolk, understands the challenges the 700 children in her care face each day. Two housing developments lie within the school’s district. “Almost 100 percent of our students are in the free lunch program,” she says.
Typically her pupils have limited opportunities for activities outside of the classroom. But last summer 50 fourth- and fifth-graders were chosen to attend one of the Summer of Innovation camps offered by From One Hand to Another (FOHTA), a Virginia Beach-based foundation.