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Kerry Washington - Turnaround: Arts
"The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities reported that when you bring arts into struggling schools, attendance and grades go up. My high school arts program taught me commitment—so I jumped at the chance to join the PCAH's Turnaround: Arts initiative (turnaroundarts.pcah.gov). The students I work with get really excited about learning history through literature and math through music. They also teach me to dance. We performed the Lindy Hop for the First Lady!"
—As told to A.D.
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