School reform tries to save Syracuse

Reforming a School System, Reviving a City - Gene I. Maeroff
In Reforming a School System, Reviving a City, Gene I. Maeroff looks at Say Yes to Education‘s  network of reforms in Syracuse, New York. By investing in education — from kindergarten through college — Say Yes and its local partners is trying to create a new Syracuse.

Every public high school graduate is promised a college scholarship, but that doesn’t help if they’re not prepared for college. There are some positive signs —  the ninth-grade dropout rate is down — but Syracuse students continue to struggle academically. 

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