June 26, 2014

TUSD, city will reach out to dropouts

Arizona Daily Star A new dropout reversal program will hit close to home next month as the Tucson Unified School District, the mayor’s office and other local partners go door to door in an effort to get dropouts back into school.

The students will be visited not only by district and city officials, but also by others who dropped out before returning to complete their education and achieving great success.

‘These are people who may not have taken a direct path to success, but they are very successful now,’ said Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. ‘Our hope is that the children and families will see that if all of these people are taking the time, this is important.’” Read more…