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How giving needy students glasses can boost learning

Clip: 12/20/2017 | 7m 26s

Good vision care is a luxury for families who can’t easily afford the time or money spent getting a child’s first pair of glasses. But a new program called Vision for Baltimore provides eye exams and two pairs of glasses to every student who needs them, totally free of charge -- a simple thing that can dramatically improve the quality of their education. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 12/20/17

Rating: NR

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