Education Nation: Marie Groark with Get Schooled on celebrity wake-up calls

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on September 29, 2011 at 8:48 AM

In this Education Nation Segment, we're talking about kids missing school and how that ties to dropout rates.

Statistics show 40 percent of students in the Seattle school district miss 10 or more days of school every year. Think about how long it takes to make up that work or catch up.

Marie Groark from the Get Schooled Foundation talks about their mission to reduce student absenteeism with celebrity wake-up calls.

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