Kids in San Francisco bolted from high school at a much higher rate last year than the year prior, according to data released by the California Department of Education — but officials in The City might have the answer for keeping them in class. Read More
Abraham Lincoln High School’s Barnaby Payne can rate the success of his students by their involvement.
Payne, principal of Lincoln, said the more engaged a student is, the more likely they are to remain in school and, hopefully, graduate.
"It’s not enough for kids to just get up in the morning, go to class, do their work then come home and go to bed," he said. "They have to find a way to be connected to the school." Read More