Local Superintendents Talk Graduation Rates on Metro Center Outlook

Posted by Catherine Hiles on
Dr. Griffin joins Diane Trees on the set of Metro Center Outlook

The high school graduation rate in Central Florida is 78%. The economic impact of high school dropouts is a staggering 350 billion dollars in lost wages, productivity and taxes. What can we do to help our local students complete high school?

Dr. Barbara Jenkins and Dr. Walt Griffin joined "Metro Center Outlook" this morning to talk about the gravity of the situation and what their counties are doing about it. Tune in to "Metro Center Outlook" on April 19 at 9:00 AM to see the full episode.

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