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US teachers turn to crowd-funding for non-profit schools

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July 14, 2014
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Setting up a new school is never easy, especially in low-income areas, but teachers and parents in Chicago are turning to crowd-sourced online funding to get new early-learning institutions going. Duration: 02:04 Video provided by AFP


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