In California, one in four high school students drops out of school. Many studies show that the achievement gap among students begins as early as preschool and possibly even earlier. Research also shows that students who have help from a parent do far better in school. Join Nurse Rona and guests as they discuss what can be done about closing the achievement gap for underperforming students and communities.
• Pilar Mejia, supervisor of Family and Community Engagement at the San Francisco Unified School District.
• Scott Moore, senior policy advisor for Preschool California.
• Lorne Needle, vice president of Community Investment at United Way of the Bay Area.
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