Tucson Makes Strides To Lower The High School Dropout Rate

Published: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:16pm
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The city of Tucson has been highlighted in a new report by the Center for Promise — part of the America’s Promise Alliance. It's called "More Than a Village" and focuses on Tucson's efforts to reengage with students in their high school experiences and reduce the number of permanent dropouts.

A key conclusion of the report is that trust is vital to keeping students engaged in school alongside giving them reasons to return.  

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild joined The Show to talk about what the city has done to improve the dropout situation and get more students to graduate from high school.

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