NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some Bronx school kids teamed up with local artists Wednesday to brighten up their schoolyard.
Children with the “Summer Rising” program painted a mural at P17X.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Facing Pressure To Visit Rikers Island Amid Calls For Reform From Both Republican, Democratic Leaders
City schools chancellor Meisha Ross Porter was there to take in the artistic creation.READ MORE: Plan In Place To Bring High Line-Style 9-Mile Greenway To N.J.
Students in “Summer Rising” get access to art, music and theater.MORE NEWS: New York Preparing For Potential Staffing Disruptions As Vaccine Deadline Approaches For Health Care Workers
Editor’s note: This story first appeared on July 28, 2021.