To Drive Student Success

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“Powerful statement:" 
Hundreds volunteer in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"'​We'll do inspirational quotes, books, authors, role models for the students to give them a more warm and welcoming environment,' ​said City Year Executive Director Jason Holton."​

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​​UT students should help make lasting change with high schools, middle schools
"I joined an AmeriCorps program called City Year, which focuses on getting students on track to graduate from high school. [...] Because I worked alongside a teacher, I was able to focus on students who most needed the additional support. This allowed me to build relationships with them, learn about what was distracting them from finding the academic success they were capable of and determine the strengths they had to overcome these distractions.​"

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