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Be Cool -- Stay In School

As a freshman in high school, Jason Summey had a dream of every one of his fellow students graduating with him, without a single dropout, so he launched his "Be Cool -- Stay In School" program. He's written a book by that title that gives over a...

Disability or Different Ability?

Forty-eight year old mentally challenged Hank Nichols has found a warm welcome at St. Francis Episcopal Church. The church is Franciscan spiritually, and "takes in everybody." An article by Mary A. Jacobs published in the Dallas Morning News ...

Crime and Illiteracy

An extensive article in a past edition of The Dallas Morning News describes a program to fight illiteracy called HOPE, an acronym for Helping Others Pursue Education. It is a voluntary program started by Lucy Smith of Hurst, Texas, who trains the ...