At-Risk Middle Schoolers

January 6, 2014

[1]Hour 1:         About 75,000 North Texas middle school students are considered “at-risk” – meaning they are far more likely to experience academic difficulties, leave home, commit crimes or abuse alcohol or other drugs. We’ll talk this hour about the problems middle schoolers face – and how they can be helped – with Monica Egert Smith of Communities Foundation of Texas [2]and Rosemary Perlmeter of Teaching Trust [3].

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[2] Communities Foundation of Texas : http://www.cftexas.org/

[3] Teaching Trust: http://www.teachingtrust.org/

[4] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/260282561/KERA_260282561.mp3?_kip_ipx=308446607-1389109862

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