National Guard Youth Foundation - Esri Partnership
Track: Teaching and Research
Authors: Allyson Solomon
Every year nearly 750,000 students leave school before graduating. NGYF supports NG ChalleNGe Program (and its graduates): a 17-month voluntary program for age 16-to 18 who dropped out of school. Eight core components including academic excellence. Participants attend daily classes that prepare them for GED credential testing, credit recovery, or a HS diploma. ESRI partnership efforts are just beginning and the geospatial aspect is still maturing.