Mississippi students aim to reduce dropout rates

01/2/2008 | Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.), The

Several students from each Mississippi public high school have been tapped to serve as ambassadors for their classmates at a Mississippi Department of Education dropout-prevention summit on Jan. 15. "The teen summit is about developing student leaders and encouraging peer-to-peer communication about the importance of staying in school," state Superintendent of Education Hank Bounds said.

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