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News & Notes: SFER chosen as finalist for White House competition

By DAILY PRINCETONIAN STAFF
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Published: Friday, March 2nd, 2012
Students for Education Reform, an advocacy group which aims to close the achievement gap in American public schools founded by Catharine Bellinger ’12 and Alexis Morin ’12, was named a finalist in the White House’s Campus Champions of Change Challenge, which aims to give student-led organizations the opportunity to demonstrate how their project has helped improve their campus communities and American society.

The five winners will meet and present their project to President Obama and participate in a culminating event celebrating the winners that will be aired by MTV.

“The opportunity to expose a whole lot more young people to the work we were doing was really

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