IMPACT
02/05/2011 02:44 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'Power of One' Aids High-Poverty Schools

With Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools slashing teachers and programs to close a $100 million budget gap, can one volunteer make a difference at a struggling school?

More than 300 people answered "Yes" Tuesday by turning out to help launch "The Power of One," a community-engagement effort built on the notion that anyone can help a high-poverty school.

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