$500,000 grant dedicated to Fulton’s plan to address grad, drop-out rates

Fulton County Schools has been awarded a $500,000 grant by The Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation to cut the dropout rate and raise graduation stats. By 2017, the district aims to increase its graduation rate to 90 percent. “In order to reach our aggressive, but attainable, strategic plan goals, we need support from the philanthropic community,” said Superintendent Robert Avossa. “We are very excited to collaborate with so many partner organizations and are grateful to the Glenn Family Foundation for its belief in the work that we are doing.”

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