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Matt Rainey

Last Chance High

Valedictorian David Tingoli (right) spends the last few minutes before graduation alone, as his classmate Ronnie Davis (center) greets family members entering the school.  Tingolie , a loner spent 4 years at the school after being thrown out of standard public school in Orange due to violent behavior.  In October, 2004, Davis was shot in the head and killed  during a dispute over a woman.
Graduation, Orange, NJ 2003

Valedictorian David Tingoli (right) spends the last few minutes before graduation alone, as his classmate Ronnie Davis (center) greets family members entering the school. Tingolie , a loner spent 4 years at the school after being thrown out of standard public school in Orange due to violent behavior. In October, 2004, Davis was shot in the head and killed during a dispute over a woman.  

Three dozen teenagers, all failures at other schools, bring the troubles of the streets into three cinder-block classrooms in Orange, NJ, where teachers work for a turnaround.