Educators Raising Young People

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When traditional social networks fail students, who picks up the slack? Farai Chideya discusses what happens when educators and mentors step outside their job description to help young people in need.

Guests include Kelly Stupple, a former dropout prevention officer; Quincy Mosby, a reporter for Youth Radio; and Ida Porter, a former school nurse San Diego, Calif.



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