How can Columbia stop high school students from dropping out?
This is the very first episode of CoMo Explained, a new podcast from the KBIA newsroom that breaks down the big news of the day and explains how Columbia works.
In this episode we look at the achievement gap: why do some high school students succeed and others drop out? Columbia's dropout rate is just a little higher than the statewide average, but if you look at Douglass High School, more than 1 out of every 3 students won't make it to graduation day.
Hit the listen button above or download the podcast here. Let us know in the comments what you think--this is a brand new podcast and we're interested! Seriously!
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