That’s how this after-school program serving disadvantaged children in Mississippi’s capital sets high expectations for everyone.
The program is a partnership between Jackson State University, a historically black college, and Children’s Defense Fund. CDF’s founder, Marian Wright Edelman, joined the Courage in the Classroom Tour this morning in Jackson. There, Secretary Duncan listened to a group of Kids Kollege interns talk about why they are drawn to the field of education.
Watch video from this morning’s visit to Jackson State University:
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