Posted on Mar. 26, 2012
National Reports indicate Pinellas County, Florida, has one of the highest drop-out rates in the country. African-American boys are most at risk: Approximately one in five will graduate from our school system. The Poynter Institute, one of the world’s premier journalism schools, and the Tampa Bay Rays have decided to act by joining with local schools, law enforcement, businesses and community groups to create The Write Field.
The Write Field is a dynamic new mentoring program designed to improve the academic performance and life skills of selected middle school boys.