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Obama Announces Plan to Lower High School Dropout Rates

via CNN.com | March 1, 2010

Today, President Obama attended a press conference in which he introduced a plan to address and tackle the nation’s high school dropout crises.  The new mobilization campaign is called Grad Nation and more information can be found below.

On March 1, 2010, General Colin Powell, America’s Promise Alliance Chair Alma Powell and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the formation of Grad Nation. Grad Nation is a 10-year campaign to mobilize the nation as never before to reverse the dropout crisis and enable our children to be prepared for success in college, work and life. (Read more)