Whirlpool Laundry Program

By Wilborn P. Nobles III, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

wnobles@nola.com

The Times-Picayune

Last year, five New Orleans schools were accepted into a nationwide program to provide laundry machines at school, tackling one of the basic needs that, if unmet, can prevent low-income students from making it to class. Officials at three of those schools now credit the laundry program for boosting attendance.