DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Improving school performance, by tackling the challenges poor students face outside of the classroom. That’s the driving principle behind ‘At Last!’
The Dallas based non-profit is breaking new ground– literally– by offering students in poor communities the opportunity to have what’s called a “boarding experience“, while still attending their neighborhood schools.
“We empower impoverished families to provide their children with the same educational resources and tools that are so often taken for granted by children from better resourced families,” said founder and CEO Randy Bowman.
Bowman, an attorney turned entrepreneur and now social innovator, addressed a power packed crowd of supporters during a morning groundbreaking for the first of three houses that will be built on a lot near South Oak Cliff High. “I couldn’t be more excited about this……
Original published: 2019-04-17 06:17:30 Read the full Dallas News here
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