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Obama initiative to keep kids in school kicks off in Miami-Dade

"U.S. Acting Secretary of Education John King came to Miami to launch a national attendance campaign through My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative started by President Barack Obama that aims to help boys and young men of color succeed in school and later in life.

My Brother’s Keeper is partnering with city leaders, the Miami-Dade County school district and U.S. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson’s mentoring program, 5,000 Role Models of Excellence, to improve student achievement by making sure kids come to school."


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