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High School Mentorship and Dropout Rates


In his latest State of the State address, Ohio Governor John Kasich spent 20 minutes on education. He proposed a mentorship program whose aim is to bring community members and students together to improve dropout rates. This hour we'll talk about the latest data on mentorship, and learn the successes and challenges of some Ohio programs. Guests

  • Michelle Kanu, reporter and producer for State Impact Ohio
  • Tim Cavell, psychology professor at University of Arkansas
  • Jane Keller, Cincinnati Youth Collaborative President and CEO