American Graduate: Part 2

Part 2 of the series looks at local applications of the primary approaches to addressing school dropout—prevention; intervention and recovery— from the perspective of a school superintendent; an administrator from a community-based organization; and a high school senior.

WOSU News and Public Affairs Director Mike Thompson facilitates the discussion. The forum integrates video profiles of Project Mentor, the AT&T Success Centers, and Academic Acceleration Academy.


  • Bill Wise, South-Western City Schools Superintendent
  • Nancy Nestor-Baker, United Way of Central Ohio Administrator
  • Haley Ford, Westerville North High School Senior
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