These days many of the nation's parochial schools are struggling. Yet a 4-year-old Lutheran school for students with severe social and emotional issues is thriving — in one of the poorest areas of the South Bronx in New York City.
The New LIFE (Lutheran Initiative for Enrichment) School is run by Lutheran Social Services of New York for the ELCA Metropolitan New York Synod and the Atlantic District of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. The school makes a difference in the lives of middle- and high-school students otherwise failed by New York City schools.
|An unidentified student makes a model of tentacles at The New LIFE , a school run by Lutheran Social Services of New York.|
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