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A Youth Perspective on Decreasing Dropouts

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A Youth Perspective on Decreasing Dropouts

 

The Dallas Commission on Children and Youth, a program of the Community Council of Greater Dallas, released its comprehensive report, Student Perspectives:  A Sharper Focus—The Dropout Epidemic in Dallas County on January 19th at the Communities Foundation of Texas.  The authors, Dr. Harriet Boorhem and Dr. Michael Lindsay, emphasized the importance of ensuring the success of our youth through increased graduation rates. The report contains the current state of the problem, reviews proven solutions, and outlines immediate next steps. The input from students gives the report a unique perspective.

Posted On 01/23/12

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