Washington, DC, August 24, 2007 -- Hip-hop superstar Kanye West and Strong American Schools´ ED in ´08 campaign today announced that West will be featured in new television public service announcements, urging the presidential candidates to address America´s education crisis and dropout epidemic. Nationwide, 1.2 million students drop out of high school every year. The ED in ´08 campaign will also be a title sponsor for the Kanye West Foundation´s inaugural benefit at the House of Blues on Friday, August 24 in Chicago, where West was raised.



In addition to the PSA campaign, both...

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