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Video: Steps to Success 2016 in Tucson and Phoenix


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service

Tucson Unified Superintendent H.T. Sanchez Talks With Dalton About Why He Should Re-enroll In School During Steps To Success In August 2016. Photos Courtesy Of Rick Scuteri/AP Images For Pearson

Why were Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton knocking on doors this August?

To get as many of the 20 percent of Arizona youth who have left high school as they can back in school before classes started this year and on track to graduate.

The Arizona-based Steps to Success initiative in Tucson and Phoenix brings together elected officials, school leaders, local celebrities and business owners to go door-to-door to talk students through the process of re-enrolling and providing them with on the spot wraparound services to keep them enrolled.

Video: Steps to Success 2016 in Tucson and Phoenix by Lisa Irish/AZEdNews