Tuesday AM Dropout Recovery Task Force

This reminder from ISBE that there's a new state task force on dropout recovery that's meeting tomorrow AM.  Guests feature State Sen. Pres. Emil Jones joins Jesse Ruiz, Miguel del Valle, Monique Davis, Cynthia Soto, Pat OConnor, Danny Solis, and Billy Ocasio.  At the event, "Advocates, legislators, educators and state agencies will address the plight of youth who have dropped out of high school without earning a diploma...More than 210,000 youth between 16 and 24 were out of school and had
not received a high school diploma in 2000, according to Census data."  The Summit will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 24 at The Union League Club, 65 West Jackson, Chicago, IL

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