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When kids become school activists



DVR alert? Nickelodeon's Nick News With Linda Ellerbee has a special coming up Sunday called, If a School is Broken, Can Kids Fix it? The special, which premieres Sunday at 9 p.m. shows how students got involved in funding education. Featured will be what kids in Hull, Mass., did when their school lost its sports funding, when kids in Dallas brought their library back to life, how some Chicago kids reacted when money troubles threatened to take away their orchestra, and what happened when California politicians told some rural kids they could no longer ride school buses.

Host Linda Ellerbee says the special will show kids proving that you’re never too young to make a difference. 

“Kids who are willing to fight to get a well-balanced education are taking back their schools,” says Ellerbee.  “And teaching us something in the process.” 

[Last modified: Saturday, March 17, 2012 10:53am]


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