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Free College for Students, Parents in High-Need Community

Last year, 10,000 sixth and seventh graders from some of the highest poverty schools in Alabama were promised free community college and special mentoring by the state.

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Last year, 10,000 sixth and seventh graders from some of the highest poverty schools in Alabama were promised free community college and special mentoring by the state. Now, officials are recruiting parents of those students to join an initiative to fight poverty, empower communities, and stock labor pools with better-qualified and higher-earning applicants. (The Hechinger Report)

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