From February 2007, when the Department of Education announced it would open a dual-language Arabic-English school, until the end of the school's first year last June, Khalil Gibran International Academy was wracked by bad news.

Now, partway into the school's second year, Colorlines, which bills itself as "the national newsmagazine about race and politics," has taken a look at KGIA's progress. Sadly, the problems don't sound like they've abated.

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