April 24, 2015
College grads working for City Year help K-12 students in Florida

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College grads working for City Year help K-12 students in Florida

The city Year program leaves a big impact, both on students at struggling schools and on the volunteers who help them.

Kate Kowsh | 8/28/2014

In return for 1,700 hours of service in struggling schools, City Year members are awarded a $5,400 AmeriCorps award, which they can use to pay college tuition or repay student loans. They also get a $265 weekly stipend.

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