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Deerfield Elementary students learn importance of staying in school
Deerfield Elementary students learn importance of staying in school

Every child needs a role model, and on Thursday students at Deerfield Elementary School heard from a number of people they could look up to. Eleven people in a variety of careers spoke at the Edgewood school as part of its annual Black History Month program, parent liaison Shirley Warfield said. The goal is to stress to students the importance of staying in school, Warfield said. "So they can get an education and be able to be out in the workplace and doing things that help and have something to look forward to," she said. "We don't want them out on the streets doing things that are harmful to them and other people." She wants children to see they can grow up...

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