Congressman Al Green (Texas 9th Congressional District), educators, mentors, community leaders and 300 students (9th to 12th grade) from several Houston High Schools.
WHAT: Workshop to promote high school graduation, explain the importance of education and discourage dropping out.
WHEN: Saturday, May 22nd from 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM.
WHERE: Westbury High School (11911 Chimney Rock, Houston ZIP: 77035).
WHY: According to the Department of Education, one in four students who enter high school do not graduate within four years. Education experts consider activities like this workshop can be of great use for students. This summit will provide them with test taking skills and techniques to prepare for the job market.