Juneau: Dropout prevention programs are working
In the first few weeks of a new semester there are two groups of people thinking about graduation, the graduating class and the Office of Public Instruction.
OPI announced a continued upswing in graduation rates, with fewer students dropping out, partially supported by recent Graduation Matters Initiatives.
"Making dropout prevention a statewide priority is paying off for Montana students and communities," Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau said. "Every student we are able to keep from dropping out of school or who is inspired to continue their education after high school...