Here’s an update on a post from awhile ago: How does one teen respond to cyber bullies who prank a school for the hearing impaired? The Horace Mann School for the Deaf, sadly, did not win the competition and was eventually disqualified, but Taylor Swift stepped up, donating $10,000 to the school and giving away free tickets to her next concert to students there. Actually, thanks to her advocacy, four other sponsors also donated $40,000 to the school including $10,000 for musical instruments!
Or check out this video which gives a synopsis of it all:
Check out this new film, American Promise, set to release in 2013 that follows two middle class Black families and their education choices for their sons: