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While in today's installment -- beyond the -- we focus on education.
Did you know -- -- -- show that every 26 seconds a student drops out of school.
I know it's very hard to believe -- fathom all that but one organization is fighting against a staggering dropout rate.
This is their story.
On February for -- -- -- can -- Four students from North Carolina area -- it -- sit down at a large -- And demand of -- sort.
And 23 tuned.
For black students who are now welcome after lunch counter sit down and can't read them and you.
How did this happen.
Noted educator doctor Howard Fuller one of the founding members of the black alliance for educational options -- you know.
Is deeply concerned about the state of education among black students.
Against the backdrop of gains made during the civil rights era Fuller is troubled by the trends of today.
We -- now.
Children each other on the streets in Chicago the Detroit.
We got children.
Who can't read.
Can't write I got to do -- about it.
-- he's not alone.
Several hundred concerned parents recently rallied in New Orleans to show their support for parental choice.
Making sure that their children have equal access to high quality education.
High school -- performing arts students from Saint Paul, Minnesota presenting their song and video.
Urging students to be more be more than a statistic challenging them not to drop out but to finish school we have more.
Dropouts and graduates and return -- stop that from happening black students from all over the country came to Orlando Florida.
To learn how they can fulfill their dream by going to college see the bail symposium is the largest gathering of supporters of education reform among blacks the -- Welch of Birmingham Alabama a single mother wants a better choice for her two young children.
Well probably not happy I still can't find all -- we have good news and we need.
-- yeah he's in the body was found.
Successful business owner -- leaks of Jackson Mississippi.
Once thought it was impossible for black students to be falling so short in education.
It's not looking past the kids in my neighborhood in the hands and kind of -- out there with the 70% drop out.
In the neighborhood have parents much it was even cool payments on the -- and -- -- only -- children have a choice.
The work of bail was being applauded by -- not only parents students and business.
But also politicians -- Who deserves so much better.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Coming out of housing project.
In Milwaukee Wisconsin.
The only thing that got me to the point there's -- and I -- -- through.
There's an extra cash.
There with an educational things are possible bail was fighting for charter schools home schools and providing scholarships work.
Low income working class black families it's making a difference in -- schools as well and even gaining.
Bipartisan support in congress.
And thank goodness he is for real great story --
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