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New film profiles Oyler, a school that's trying to save a city




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The trailer for "Oyler" by Amy Scott.
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For many teenagers, getting through high school is tough enough, but factor in poverty and few educational role models to look up to and this sentiment becomes all too common, "Everybody used to tell me, "You're not going to make it through high school, you're going to have a baby by 16."" The person saying that is a student named Raven Gribbins from the new documentary titled "Oyler."

The film highlights what a school in the Cincinnati area, the Oyler community learning center, is trying to do to bridge that achievement gap.

Take Two's A Martinez recently spoke with the film's creator Amy Scott, who's also the education correspondent at the public radio program Marketplace.

If you'd like to hear the entire interview click on the audio embedded at the top of this post.