During Digger Phelps’ Friday appearance on MSNBC as part of a panel discussing education, he mentioned his recent trip to Memphis where he saw firsthand the success with Stax Music Academy and the Soulsville Charter School, which is raising $10 million to add two new classrooms to its high school.
“If kids see a dream and a vision, they can come to that reality,” Phelps said. “The key word – discipline. Because kids want it, they stay focused and they want to know that there is a goal that they can achieve.”
The video starts about two-thirds into the program at about the 8:32 mark.