Ten high school students from Williamsburg Charter School in Bushwick recently returned from a trip to Costa Rica.

Their trip was offered through a program called “Learning Afar," which takes low-income, high-achieving students on international trips and offers them a way to get outside their community. Teachers say exploring the world is an opportunity the students would not normally get.


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