From above, Lanier Elementary in Baton Rouge, Louisiana looks picturesque. But inside, the school is falling apart and even the Teach For America volunteers can't fix it alone.
In the gym, panels on the ceiling are falling out. An old air conditioner barely works. Desks are falling apart. Mold lines the walls.
Outside, the playground is even more depressing. The basketball hoops are falling apart. Students crowd onto the limited outdoor equipment.
Brent Levin of Teach For America says it's hard to inspire kids when their school is falling apart. Brent's colleague Maggie Howell wants to see Lanier meet its potential. Sounds like it's time for the School Pride team!
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