Georgia Tech

Application for City Year

Event Details

Date/Time:

  • Friday, February 15, 2013
Location: Atlanta, GA

Research from Johns Hopkins University shows that students who are at risk of dropping out can be identified as early as elementary school using three early warning indicators: poor attendance, disruptive behavior and course failure in math and English. A child who exhibits even one of these indicators as early as sixth grade has a 75 percent chance of dropping out. City Year aims to help alleviate these problems. Those interested in dedicating a year of full-time service  within a school should apply.