The Power of Student Voices in Dropout Prevention – Podcast Episode 125 | Classnotes Podcast 125
Classnotes Podcast (June 26, 2013) Six students received prizes in a national competition among participants in the Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program, a nationally-recognized cross-age tutoring program of IDRA. In this annual contest, tutors write about how the program helped them do better in school and how they had helped their tutees to do better.
IDRA’s dropout prevention program, the Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program, has a 98 percent success rate among students who were considered at risk of dropping out. Linda Cantú, Ph.D., director of the program, reads examples from some of the winning essays and shares her passion for the program. Linda is interviewed by Bradley Scott, Ph.D., director of the IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity, provides and introduction.
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