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Watch Dallas Learn At This Turn Up! Event

Aug 12, 2014
Christina Ulsh / KERA

Dallas City of Learning used the breadth of the city as a platform during its pilot season. The initiative made its last stop of the summer at Fair Oaks Park in Vickery Meadow.

Stella M. Chávez / KERA News

When summer hits, many kids from low-income families miss out on activities that will keep them learning. On Wednesday, Dallas joined four other cities -- Columbus, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. -- in a pilot program aimed at addressing the issue. They're following the lead of Chicago, which launched a similar initiative last year.