Five Keys Profile: The San Francisco Jail that Started a School

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Rob Waters

"Five Keys Charter School was established in 2003, when Michael Hennessey, then the sheriff of San Francisco, and his staff did something no county correctional system in the nation had done before: They started a charter high school within the walls of the old (now closed) County Jail 7. When Jail 5 opened three years later, education was literally at its core — it was designed with the education corridor in the center, surrounded by dormitory units."

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