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WNYC's education reporters are teaming up with the Radio Rookies to explore the drop-out crisis, from inside one high school. And it is a crisis in pockets of New York City despite rising graduation rates overall. At West Brooklyn Community High School, anywhere between 45 percent and 65 percent of eligible students earn a diploma within six years. In this series, we will bring the voices of the real experts: the West Brooklyn students, educators and counselors who every day are defining what it means to make up for lost time, and what it takes to stay on track to graduation.

The series is part of American Graduate, a public media initiative supported by the Corporation of Public Broadcasting.

 

 

 

 

 

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