District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) is partnering with Futbul Club Barcelona, a professional soccer team. The partnership is designed to help middle school students become more physically involved and help them learn life-lessons, such as perseverance and teamwork. There is also a high school component that allows for study abroad in Barcelona for young women of color.
“We recognize the importance of sport in developing young people. But, it’s more than just our schools. We have that philosophy about our city and we develop [it].
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