Social Entrepreneur Addresses Schools\' Summer Slide


credit: British Council

Karim Abouelnaga, who grew up in a tough New York City neighborhood, co-founded Practice Makes Perfect, which acts as a nonprofit to address public school's 'summer slide'.

To date, Abouelnaga, is working to get as many schools in NYC to participate. He wants to make an impact on his city's public school system he went through.


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