grcc http://michiganradio.org en Grand Rapids trying to get high school dropouts back in the classroom http://michiganradio.org/post/grand-rapids-trying-get-high-school-dropouts-back-classroom <p>A new program launching this fall in Grand Rapids will try to help high school dropouts earn both their high school diplomas and some college credit.&nbsp; The program is a joint effort of Grand Rapids Public Schools and Grand Rapids Community College.&nbsp;</p><p>College president Steven Ender says they&rsquo;re reaching out to 16 to 19 year olds who otherwise would have a hard time finding a future in Michigan&rsquo;s economy.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Aug 2011 17:08:47 +0000 Steve Carmody 3961 at http://michiganradio.org Grand Rapids trying to get high school dropouts back in the classroom