Raising Awareness About the Dropout Crisis

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As part of CPB's American Graduate initiative, San Francisco's KQED media and Oakland’s Promise Alliance will address the issue by working with local schools, businesses and community organizations to raise awareness of the crisis and its impact on communities.

On Tuesday March 13, 2012, KQED will host a Teacher Town Hall to hear opinions and voices from teachers about the issue. For those in the San Francisco Bay Area interested in attending, follow the link below to register for the event. Held at Laney College in Oakland from 5 to 8 p.m., the event is created by teachers and for teachers and will be moderated by NPR's Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington.

Young people throughout our country are dropping out of school in high numbers. Teachers are on the front lines of this national and local crisis. Bring your expertise and share what works for engaging and supporting urban youth at the American Graduate Teacher Town Hall, sponsored by KQED.

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