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Rotary supports many different areas of focus, which tend to work together well. We focus on supporting education, providing clean water, promoting peace, saving mothers and children, growing local economies, and fighting disease.

An interview Marvin Sims & Dr. Greg Ulrich, both from the Mounds View Minnesota School system in Minnesota, USA. Marvin Sims leads a program called S.T.RI.P.E.S. and Dr. Ulrich leads a program called I Read for Need. They work collaboratively with each other’s programs, supporting each other’s efforts to help students succeed and thrive.

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S.T.R.I.P.E.S has been a successful program at Irondale High School in Mounds View Minnesota because of the efforts of Dean of Equity Services, Marvin Sims. Sims has developed the S.T.R.I.P.E.S program to address the achievement gap at District high schools. Transforming at risk kids into successful students who are prepared for college or other life ventures is what (S.T.R.I.P.E.S), Students Together Respecting the Importance and Purpose of Education in Schools, is all about.

I Read for Need is an elementary school reading program, developed by Dr. Greg Ulrich, that encourages the love of reading, by giving students the opportunity to earn cash for the charity of their choice.

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