Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Last week, the White House honored REAL School Gardens’ work
in low-income schools by inviting us to a higher education summit on how to help low-income students get to and through college. President Obama, the First Lady, Vice President Biden, and hundreds of college presidents and higher education leaders were all there to discuss best strategies to increase the number of children from low-income families who make it to college and earn a degree, especially in STEM fields.
Once I was there, I discovered we were one of only two
education programs there that solely focused on elementary schools and the ...