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Posted on: July 31, 2012



Commissioners' Court heard a presentation by Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Daniel King regarding PSJA's successful dropout prevention and college preparation efforts. Recently recognized on a national scope by PBS' NewsHour television show, PSJA ISD is emerging as a model for dropout recovery and college and career success. Dr. King explained PSJA's model, College3 (pronounced "College Cubed"), which is an innovative method employed by the district that incorporates early college philosophy for all students, including dropouts. Accompanying Dr. King were PSJA ISD Board Members, including President Ben Garza, Jr., Vice President Humberto "Bobby" Rodriguez, and members Ramona Barron, Pete Garcia and Gilbert Herrera. Court members congratulated Dr. King and the PSJA ISD on their accomplishments and for championing education among the youth of the Pharr, San Juan and Alamo area.

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