First aired on November 9, 2011 from KPLU
For All Things Considered broadcast.
Last month, Tyra Banks and the national Get Schooled Foundation visited 400 students in the Bronx in New York City. Banks is one of several celebrities who record messages encouraging kids to go to school. Seattle is one of the latest cities to try it out — Mayor Mike McGinn’s office is spending nearly $50,000 to coordinate and implement the effort. To hear more about this story go to: Seattle Says Yes.
Can Tyra Banks Get Kids To School? Seattle Says Yes 15 November,2011