Backpack 2 school

Melissa A. Aldape
2012
Having identified the inequities of the achievement gap that exist in Title 1 schools, the Backpack 2 School program's mission is to make a positive impact in the lives of youth, families and educators in uniting community support to (1) excite kids about starting the school year and their education with a carnival; (2) relieve financial pressures on parents and teachers by providing each student with necessary school supplies; (3) assist the schools with registration for increased
more » ... reased preparedness; and (4) encourage community members to take an active investment in the well-being of their neighborhood. Developed
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