Regional
5:06 am
Sun April 6, 2008

Graduation Promise Act: New Legislation Hopes to Decrease Drop Out Rates

Las Cruces, NM – NEW MEXICO UNITED STATES SENATOR JEFF BINGAMAN IS PUSHING BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO REDUCE THE NATION'S HIGH SCHOOL DROP OUT RATE. IF APPROVED, BINGAMAN SAYS THE GRADUATION PROMISE ACT, OR G-P-A, WOULD SET ASIDE TWO AND A HALF BILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY TO REFORM THE NATIONS STRUGGLING HIGH SCHOOLS.