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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Education Lab: Increasing middle-school attendance

Young adults affiliated with Diplomas Now work in designated middle schools to encourage better attendance and tutor students. Building relationships is one of their goals. At Aki Kurose Middle School in South Seattle, City Year staffers Margo Kelly, left (behind window), Anna Witte (in vest) and Ti'esh Harper, right, talk with seventh grader Jade Bland at the attendance window one recent morning.

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