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Tucson Mayor Joins Steps for Success to Re-Enroll High School Dropouts

August 12, 2016

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild joined community leaders as part of the Steps to Success initiative on August 3, knocking on 196 doors in hopes of re-enrolling students who had dropped out of school the year before.

Read more about Steps to Success from U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post, and POLITICO.

Superintendent Dr. H.T. Sánchez, left, Chancellor of Pima Community College Lee Lambert, right, and Mayor Rothschild speaks with the mother of a student that dropped out of school on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 in Tucson, Ariz. Her son, who was working at his job, wants to go back to school and the Steps to Success team members plan to revisit her home on Friday to encourage him to re-enroll. (Rick Scuteri/AP Images for Steps to Success)

Superintendent Dr. H.T. Sánchez, left, Chancellor of Pima Community College Lee Lambert, right, and Mayor Rothschild speaks with the mother of a student that dropped out of school on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 in Tucson, Ariz. Her son, who was working at his job, wants to go back to school and the Steps to Success team members plan to revisit her home on Friday to encourage him to re-enroll. (Rick Scuteri/AP Images for Pearson)

 

University of Arizona basketball players Ray Smith, left, and Dusan Ristic, right, encourage Simon, a dropout student, to re-enroll back in school on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 in Tucson, Ariz. (Rick Scuteri/AP Images for Steps to Success)

University of Arizona basketball players Ray Smith, left, and Dusan Ristic, right, encourage Simon, a dropout student, to re-enroll back in school on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 in Tucson, Ariz. (Rick Scuteri/AP Images for Pearson)

 

Superintendent Dr. H.T. Sánchez, right, talks with Dalton about why he should go back to school and graduate on time on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 in Tucson, Ariz. (Rick Scuteri/AP Images for Steps to Success)

Superintendent Dr. H.T. Sánchez, right, talks with Dalton about why he should go back to school and graduate on time on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 in Tucson, Ariz. (Rick Scuteri/AP Images for Pearson)