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See Saint Paul gets major grant to help provide eye care for students

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[MINNPOST, November 16, 2015] Kids who can’t see can’t learn. That’s an intuitive conviction for many educators — and a proven phenomenon for health experts like Phillips Eye Institute Foundation Executive Director Beverly Fritz.

“Sometimes if a child can’t see the whiteboard, they just act out and they get into trouble,” Fritz said. “With what we’ve experienced, when kids get glasses, they start to perform better at school, they behave better and their self-esteem improves.”

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Posted on November 16, 2015 in Featured on Home PageMinnPostOnlinePhillips Eye Instituteprevention

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