WXXI-TV Education Special: The Dropout Dilemma
WXXI-TV will air "The Dropout Dilemma," a LIVE Town Hall meeting on the crisis in city schools and impact it has on the community Thursday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m.
The program will focus on how the dropout issue in the Rochester City School District impacts the community as a whole and possible solutions to the problem. Learn more and read essays from community leaders on the WXXI News page.
WXXI's Helen Biandudi and WDKX's Tariq Spence will host the live program from WXXI's Television Studios. You can watch a promo for the program in the video box below.
"The Dropout Dilemma" is part of the American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen initiative, a national project designed to combat the high school dropout crisis by partnering with public broadcasting stations across the country to educate communities on the dropout problem, rally support, and help coordinate efforts to address the problem. The WXXI American Graduate Community Engagement Project is funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and RochesterMentors. To learn more and watch & listen on-demand, visit wxxi.org/grad