Estimates from Annie E Casey Foundation:
Local annual public services cost per dropout: $28,000
Local annual public services cost per unprepared grad: $10,000
Annual local cost: $6,960,000 per graduating class
Barbara Weckman Brekke
Mary Kay Stevens
The Educational Preparedness Group Meetings are being held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month.
Ensure children are developmentally on track and prepared for educational success.
Educational Preparedness: Today's third graders are Scott County's future workforce, yet in 2015 a third of our 3rd graders were not reading at grade level. Future achievement is predictable by grade 3, and maintaining status quo has a cost.