Say Hello to Mr. Education: Pitbull's Miami Charter School Opens!

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Pitbull's SLAM charter school is for students in grades six through 12 and the 32-year-old rapper's involvement is seen as a huge benefit.

"Whether it's Pitbull or Meryl Streep in Rhode Island or Sandra Bullock in Louisiana," said Nina Reese, who heads the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, "charters do benefit from celebrities because public schools, they do have to market themselves to families because these are schools of choice."

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