“If you build world class facilities, you will get world class students. If you build prisons, you’ll get prisoners.”

This is an amazing video from about six years ago. Bill Strickland built a world-class school in the middle of one of Detroit’s toughest neighborhoods. Now neglected kids and welfare moms are learning skills from reading to analytical chemistry to art.

All that it took to change these people’s lives was a little respect.

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