Helping Our Children Achieve Excellence

In the final installment of our three-part education series, ESSENCE Magazine (May Issue) puts the spotlight on programs and approaches that create bright futures for our children. Here Chastity Pratt Dawsey reports from Detroit, where Black children are in the crosshairs of one of the worst public education crises in America. But reformers like PTA mom Ida Byrd-Hill are determined not to let the city's schoolchildren fail. Read more: Kym Worthy: the Toughest Woman In DetroitCuring Detroit's Obesity Crisis: Oasis In A Food Desert



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