Bob Wise, President of the Alliance For Excellent Education, Reacts to AT&T Foundation’s Announcement of Major High School Improvement Initiative
Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia, issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement of a major new initiative by the AT&T Foundation to keep students in high school and graduate them ready for college and the workforce:
“Those of us dedicated to increasing the nation’s high school graduation rate and improving the value of a high school diploma are excited by the AT&T Foundation’s announcement today. This initiative represents a major step forward in making sure every child in this country is prepared with a high-quality education so that they enter college or the workforce with the skills and knowledge to succeed. With the commitment of the AT&T Foundation, the mission to save America’s high schools and strengthen the nation’s economic future moves closer to becoming a reality.”
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The Alliance for Excellent Education is a Washington-based policy, research, and advocacy organization that works to make every child a graduate, prepared for postsecondary education and success in life.
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