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Atlantic City students rewarded for perfect attendance

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ATLANTIC CITY - The world famous Steel Pier opened its doors for the season Friday, and many, many special guests were on hand to help welcome summer.

Students with a perfect attendance in Atlantic City helped open the pier Friday morning.

Over 350 students were offered free rides, gift cards, and refreshments.

As Superintendent of Schools Donna Haye tells us, it's a great model for positive reinforcement.

"When you have good attendance, you have good grades," said Haye, "When you come to school and you're ready to learn every day, you have higher grades, you achieve, and you become good citizens. It's like going to work, you want to go to work and go there on time and do what you're supposed to do."

Steel Pier is also a big seasonal employer of a number of students from Atlantic City High School.

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