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Nonprofit puts young black scholars on path to college and success. Carré Sadler remembers hearing about college in the first grade. The message: It was attainable. "I've always worked toward that goal," said Carré, who describes herself as an "ambitious" student and who just completed her junior year at North Little Rock High School. Her mother, Carlotta Sadler, said she also always saw college in her daughter's future, but did not think the family could afford to send her anywhere but a two-year college. But in the ninth grade, Carré was admitted into Arkansas Commitment, a Little Rock-based nonprofit program created in 1999 that works to match high-achieving minority kids in Central Arkansas with...

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Committed to achievement

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