Fifth-grader wears her "Future College Student" T-shirt

December 12, 2011 | 12:16 p.m. CST
Fifth-grader Desiree Bassett wears her "Future College Student" T-shirt in the halls at West Boulevard Elementary School on Nov. 4. West Elementary encourages its students to plan for college despite economic difficulties. Every other Friday most students wear "Future College Student" T-shirts, and students state they will attend college during a pledge each morning.

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