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Harlem girl's advice to Obama: Fund good schools, close the bad

I reported in our feature today that the Harlem Armory inauguration party included a pre-written postcard to Obama, on which students were supposed to give their advice about how to improve America’s schools. Above Ayanna Mason, a 13-year-old eighth grader at Democracy Prep Charter School, gives me her advice. The video cuts off at the end but what she said is that good schools should get more funding, while bad schools should be shut down.

I also spoke to students at CIS 313, pictured in a video below, who said they hope Obama brings home the troops and ends slavery.

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