On Board Online • March 27, 2017
By Jason Franchuk
As home-school coordinator for Giffen Memorial Elementary School in the Albany school district, Derek Johnson knows many challenges exist for students in the school, which serves a low-income area of the city just down the hill from the state Capitol building.
These days 86 percent of Giffen students qualify for free lunch.Read the entire article>>
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