Urban Meyer Hiring/Intervention to Prevent High School Dropouts



The Ohio State University officials turned rumor into truth yesterday when they announced Urban Meyer as the next head football coach for the Buckeyes. What does this mean for the future of Ohio State football?


  • Pat Dooley (Sports Columnist, Gainesville Sun)


Every 26 seconds, another student gives up on school. This equals about 7,000 students every school day, resulting in 1.3 million students dropping out of high school every year. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about two established programs devoted to changing the course for central Ohio drop outs and students at risk for dropping out.


  • Nancy Nestor-Baker (OSU Administrator on Loan, United Way of Central Ohio)
  • Maureen Cassamasimo (Center Supervisor, AT&T Success Center at Linden McKinley High School)
  • Jennifer Voit (Vice President of Programs, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio)

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