New Set Of Counselors Join MISD 9/13/13
CBS 7 News
September 13, 2013
MIDLAND-Midland ISD dropout rates continue to go down.
Deborah Acosta, MISD Dropout Prevention/Recovery and Risk Coordinator, says the district is finally at a 9.9 percent rate for the 2012 year.
Acosta says the extra focus and attention that they give their students is the reason for their successful dropout rate.
Now with this years new Special Program Counselors, Acosta says she expects their dropout rate to decrease even more.
The new set of counselors’ focuses on special needs students and English language learning students.
Acosta says by having their collegiate, academic and special program counselors, they’re able to better direct and focus on students graduating.