Syracuse, NY, Sep 24, 2012 — It's estimated that one in four young people drop out of high school each year. This represents real trouble in terms of their future happiness, health and success, and it's a challenge to the ongoing development of an innovative and productive American workforce, as many young people feel disconnected from study and work.
In Syracuse, the situation is tough: The city's population is declining, and enrollment and funding for its schools are down. The city's graduation rate is barely 50 percent.
But a new program called "Say Yes to Education", implemented a few years ago, could improve the schools and the city. Go to full article