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Tue April 23, 2013
Checking In On The Dropout Rate
In 2009, Governor Lynch signed a law making it illegal to drop out before the age of eighteen. Last month, state officials touted a report ranking the state among those with the lowest dropout rates. But all is not rosy. There are certain areas where that number is a lot higher, especially in Manchester. We’ll look at what’s working and what’s not for our dropout rate.
- Paul Leather - Deputy Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Education
- Mark Joyce – Executive Director of the New Hampshire School Administrators Association
- Robert Fried – Executive Director of the Upper Valley Educator’s Institute in Lebanon
We'll also hear from
- Scott Strainge - Director of Secondary Education for the Timberlane Regional School District.
- Tom Brennan – Superintendent of the Manchester School District