Business and Community

Business and Community
    • Support business practices that encourage school attendance and completion.
    • Make school enrollment a condition of employment for teens.
    • Provide recognition or incentives for parents whose children have a certain attendance rate.
    • Limit employee student work schedules to no later than 10:00 p.m. on school nights.
    • Allow adult employees to attend school/teacher conferences without penalty.
    • Participate in outreach efforts such as neighborhood walks and phone banks/telethons to improve attendance and recover dropouts.
    • Establish, solicit for and award college scholarships for good attendance and grades.
    • Establish college trust funds and match contributions.
    • Establish internships and other school-to-work opportunities.