Decrepit Detroit school gets $500,000 for fixes

Watch a profile of Spain Elementary School that aired on the PBS NewsHour.

An elementary school in Detroit can’t use its playground or gym because of sewer system leaks and black mold. Now, that same school, which was featured on Tuesday’s PBS NewsHour, is the recipient of a windfall from “The Ellen Show.”

Teaming up with Lowe’s Home Improvement and singer Justin Bieber, Ellen DeGeneres announced on Thursday that her show was donating $500,000 to the school. The school will...

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