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Browns thank Dunbar for attendance commitment (Video)




The Cleveland Browns took a time out from preparing for Sundays this fall and served up sundaes to the third-graders at Paul L. Dunbar PreK-8 School.

Several players and mascot Chomps visited the school to support the students and staff for their commitment to boosting attendance, especially during the Ohio State Tests.

The Browns talked about the importance of education, took an attendance pledge with the students, played educational games and delivered Special Teams Packages – personalized bags filled with school uniforms, other clothing essentials and school supplies.

The District’s “Get 2 School, You Can Make It!” attendance campaign began in 2015 and continues to be effective with support from community partners like the Cleveland Browns, helping to improve attendance and academic performance.

As part of the ongoing efforts to boost attendance and eliminate barriers in education, CMSD teamed up with the Cleveland Browns and Shoes and Clothes for Kids to create Special Teams Packages in 2016. District data shows that attendance improves after a student receives a package.