Education

Though there has been an increase in city wide graduation rates. The Bronx still falls short having the lowest graduation rate and the highest dropout rate of all five boroughs.
— Randy Abreu

IF ELECTED, RANDY ABREU WILL...

  • Fight for Increased funding for Bronx Public Schools, especially in science, math and technology classes needed for 21st century jobs;
  • Strive for 100% digital literacy in our communities and implemenet “Coding as a Second Language” initiatives;
  • Establish vocational educational programs to give all kids a chance for well-paying jobs and careers;
  • Expand after-school programs to keep our kids on the right track and out of harm's way;
  • Provide students with greater access to resources, such as additional guidance counselors and college advisors, in matters relating to higher education;
  • Work to end the school-to-prison pipeline and policies that push our kids from the classroom and into the criminal justice system.

Drop Out Rate 2016

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Graduation Rate 2016

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