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PBS NewsHour | Hoping to Change Odds, Las Vegas Gambles on Dropouts | PBS

Duration: 07:28
Program: PBS NewsHour #10306
Broadcast Date: Apr. 16, 2012

Earlier this year, Deputy Superintendent Pedro Martinez and Chaparral High School Principal David Wilson led teams into Las Vegas communities in search of dropouts. They knocked on doors and tried to entice wayward students back to class. The district says the off-beat approach is starting to show signs of success.

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Post Date: April 16, 2012