President Obama Remarks at Benedict College
"'City Year AmeriCorps -- in the house -- I see their jackets -- they’re working with the public schools in Columbia to increase graduation rates,' said President Barack Obama. " 

"​'​Hard-working teachers, fantastic City Year corps members, and school counselors came together to transform the school through an effort called Diplomas Now. Their collective efforts in a short amount of time are paying off...,​' said Secretary Duncan.​"​

“We presented the letter to him, and he shook his head," Tara Harris, one of the managers at City Year Americorps, told Tulsa World. “He said, ‘I can’t believe that this is real.’ He was really speechless.” 

Young adults in City Year have 'unique place' in Duval classrooms helping at-risk students
"'City Year comes in with high expectations, high energy and commitment to helping at-risk students,' said Duval County Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti. 'To have those extra hands on deck throughout the school day makes a world of a difference for principals, teachers and the students themselves.'"
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