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Dr. Steve Perry’s heart pumps passion and produces positive change. His career has taken him from directing a grassroots organization in Chester, PA to a full scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work, back to his hometown of Middletown where he ran a homeless shelter, became a candidate for state representative and published his first of four books…then he turned 26. Dr. Perry is in a hurry to transform the community. He was born into his family’s third generation of poverty on his mother’s 16th birth. He believes that the success of a life is determined by where you end, not where you start. It is this philosophy that inspired him to transform the lives of poor and minority children by providing them with access to a college education. In 1998 Dr. Steve Perry founded ConnCAP, the Connecticut Collegiate Awareness Program, at Capital Community College. The program sent 100% of its low-income first generation graduates to four-year colleges for six years. Then in 2004 Capital Prep was born and since its inception it too has sent 100% of its graduates to four year colleges for three consecutive years! Perry courageously forged a path into starting a public middle and high school in the state’s lowest performing district, Hartford. Today, Capital Prep has become one of the nation’s most successful public middle/high schools. The Capital Preparatory Magnet School has been recognized by the Hartford Courant and US News & World Reports as one of America’s Best High Schools. This summer Dr. Steve Perry was featured on CNN’s documentary Black in America as one of Black America’s solutions to solving the education gap. Dr. Perry is the CNN Education Contributor and Essence Best Selling author, with his book “Man Up! Nobody is Coming to Save Us”. He is a nationally sought after speaker appearing on over 200 radio and television stations in the past three years. He has also been a regular contributor on issues of education for CNN, MSNBC, and Fox. Dr. Perry is also on a national college tour where he discusses issues ranging from personal responsibility to educational reform. This spring Dr. Perry has release his fourth book “Raggedy Schools The Untold Truth” a highly anticipated compelling and at times scathing look at urban public education. In this book he challenges teachers’ unions, parents, students, urban radio and the crumbling institution of marriage within the Black community.


 
Dr Steve Perry Speaks On Caucasian Teachers Failing Black Students
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Dr. Steve Perry, founder, Capital Prep Harbor
Dr. Steve Perry of the proposed Capital Prep Harbor charter school urges Connecticut's Board of Education to approve the four new charter school proposals.
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RE Special Save My Son
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Yung Magic feat. Dr. Steve Perry - Black on Black Crime
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Dr. Steve Perry Speaks in Tornado Storm
I got the chance to hear Dr. Steve Perry speak at a lecture at Saint Louis University. It just happened to have been during a tornado storm.
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Redefining the Role of a Father | Oprahs Life Class | Oprah Winfrey Network
Traditionally, fathers are thought of as disciplinarians and providers, but according to our Oprah's Life Class panel of experts, men need to rethink their roles.
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Triple Major 13 year old More House Student-Dr. Steve Perry
Dr. Perry speaks to 13 year old college student.
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Ways a Fathers Absence Can Impact a Womans Life | Oprahs Life class | Oprah Winfrey Network
Shanon didn't know her father until she was 15. Then, she stayed in a toxic relationship so her three girls didn't grow up without a father like she did. Iyanla says ...
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Do you think people should be profiting from education? Is policy influenced...
Dr. Steve Perry answers, "Do you think people should be profiting from education? Is policy influenced by what is profitable?" Submitted by: Susannah R., ...
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Essence Fest 2016: Interviews w/ Dr. Steve Perry, BJ The Chicago Kid & Latice Crawford
On Day 2 of Essence Fest 2016, Tha L. Spot was able to interview Dr. Steve Perry, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Latice Crawford! Media Correspondent: Camille ...
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BWE Saving Our Children Tour with Dr. Steve Perry
Our children are everybody's problem. Everybody has a role. Calling all Educators, Parents, Churches, Community Leaders, Business Owners, Social ...
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Dr. Steve Perry On Ricks List Budget Cuts (Part 1)
CNN education contributor and principal of Capital Prepatory Magnet School Disscuses budget cuts on CNN's Rick's List.
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Dr. Steve Perry | DONT MAKE EXCUSES MAKE IT RIGHT (Part 2)
CNN education contributor and principal of Capital Prepatory Magnet School Disscuses budget cuts on CNN's Rick's List. Dr. Steve Perry's Website: ...
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With alternative education on the rise, why cant traditional education change...
Dr. Steve Perry answers, "With "alternative" education on the rise, why can't "traditional" education change (can we blow it up?!) to be come the individualized ...
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How do we get more black males employed in the field of education? As you...
Dr. Steve Perry answers, "How do we get more black males employed in the field of education? As you know, the effect of positive role models is crucial.
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The Band Perry Visits Batson Childrens Hospital
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Save My Son with Dr. Steve Perry Recap[10/03/2012]
"Bubba" . A recap of tonight's episode of Save My Son with Dr. Steve Perry.
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Save My Son with Dr. Steve Perry Recap[11/14/2012]
"Antonio" . A recap of tonight's episode of Save My Son with Dr. Steve Perry.
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Dr. Steve Perry On Ricks List Should Teachers Be Payed According to Test Scores? (Part 1)
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I believe any child can learn, as do the 3 speakers. Can anyone explain...
Michelle Rhee and Dr. Steve Perry answer, "I believe any child can learn, as do the 3 speakers. Can anyone explain WHY there is an imbalance in test scores ...
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