Original by The RaiseUp Project by Youth Speaks, which is based on this off-the-wall idea that young people should be part of the conversation about why young people leave high school without graduating. They're encouraging all 15- to 22-year-olds to submit an original poem or rap with their take on the dropout crisis in American high schools and ways we can raise the national graduation rate. No prior experience is necessary. The whole point is to highlight the most relevant perspectives on this issue, so they've created a simple guide to get people's creative wheels greased and turning.

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