This new report from the Arizona Mayors’ Education Roundtable presents a series of city profiles that show the social and economic losses for both high school dropouts and those who are neither in school nor work. Read the full report here.
The Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable, a WestEd initiative, brings together mayors of Arizona’s larger cities, district superintendents, and their key staff to share data, evidence-based and promising practices, and programmatic strategies that can help address local challenges affecting students’ educational and career success. The Roundtable is convened by WestEd and funded with core support by The Helios Education Foundation.
The Arizona Mayors’ Education Roundtable released a new report in June 2015 that presents a series of city profiles that show the social and economic losses for both high school dropouts and those who are neither in school nor work. The social loss reflects lost earnings, higher criminal activity, poorer health systems, higher reliance on government programs, as well as productivity losses and tax distortions. Read the full report here. Download individual Opportunity Youth Profiles here.