Morning Trail Mix

9:13am

Tue September 18, 2012
Morning Trail Mix

Upstate schools address dropout rates with a range of programs

PBS Frontline

Welcome to the Tuesday Trail Mix from the Innovation Trail team.

The one-in-four annual dropout rate amongst high school students is being tackled on a range of fronts as the Innovation Trail team reports here for the American Graduate initiative.

This new report from the Social Science Research Council finds that one in seven of all young people aged 16-24 measured in 25 major metro areas were either not in school or in a job.

More of the Adirondacks look set to be put into the public domain.

Urban farms are feeding more of the disadvantaged reports Grist.com.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says business conditions in the state are at their lowest rate since November 2010.

The Finger Lakes Economic Development Council is predicting some 50,000 new jobs will be added to region by 2016.

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