Fifty Years Later, Revamped ‘Freedom Schools,’ Still Help Struggling Students

The Hechinger Report

August 9, 2014


At a time when Mississippi’s test scores lag behind national standards, Freedom Schools have been making a comeback. They owe their revival to the Children’s Defense Fund, a non-profit advocacy organization that runs Freedom Schools in 29 states, including two in Mississippi. The goal is help students learn to love reading.
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