Two School Systems, Same Goal

Two seemingly different models of school systems aim to increase student success, graduation and continued education in the face of low test scores and high dropout rates in the four-county area of the Redwood Coast Region in California. Throughout the region schools and community organizations are discussing these important educational indicators because the indicators can impact the children’s current and future health. Relationships, both peer-to-peer and teacher-to-student, have a positive impact on these outcomes and interventions that promote learning and well-being are important.

by Melissa Jones, Esq., Health Policy Analyst

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