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Nonprofit group's class teaches youths basic skills for college
Nonprofit group's class teaches youths basic skills for college

Marcus Davis admits that he didn't try as hard as he should have in high school and often skipped class, got into fights and hung out with the wrong crowd. "I messed up," he said. But, after leaving his third high school without a diploma, Davis decided he wanted a higher degree and signed up for a course that would help him adjust to college life and give him two credits. "It feels like this is my best chance to get back on track," the 21-year-old said. Davis is one of about 25 students taking the course being taught by administrators from West Los Angeles College and the Brotherhood Crusade, a nonprofit organization in the South Park area. To be eligible,...

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