What your 1st-grade life says about the rest of it

by Emily Badger

Dante Washington is employed, has a degree and his own home in Baltimore. He defied the statistics of a 25-year-long research project that was turned into a book “The Long Shadow” which centers on children growing up in poverty -stricken areas of Baltimore. BALTIMORE — In the beginning, when they knew just where to find everyone, they pulled the children out of their classrooms.