LOS ANGELES (AP) – Justin Timberlake, U2, Cate Blanchett and Salma Hayek are joining an hour-long live television special about reinventing American high schools.
Organizers announced Thursday that Kelly Clarkson has also been added as a performer to the star-studded “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live” show. It will air simultaneously on all four major broadcast networks Friday at 8 p.m. Eastern and is tape-delayed on the West Coast.READ MORE: Little Elm High Students Back In School For 1st Time Since Walkout Got Out Of Hand 10 Days Ago
More than five dozen celebrities including sports figures Marshawn Lynch, Chris Paul and Alex Rodriguez will appear on the show, which will be a mixture of live music, comedy sketches and documentary segments.READ MORE: Lincoln Riley Leaves OU For USC, Bob Stoops Returning As Interim Head Coach For Bowl Game
The special will highlight the efforts of the XQ Institute, which was co-founded by billionaire philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs and a former assistant education secretary in President Barack Obama’s administration.MORE NEWS: 16 Units Damaged In 3-Alarm Apartment Fire In Fort Worth
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