Wednesday, April 1, 2009

CPS Pilot Project Attacks Drop Out Problem

Nearly a year ago the Chicago school district held a big summit on drop outs. It was a remarkable gathering because a lot of very unflattering data was shared publicly. At any given point during the school year nearly one-hundred thousand students are either at risk for dropping out or have already quit. The district decided to ramp up its efforts to prevent kids from quitting. And the woman in charge is Paige Ponder. The district is now expecting results. 
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