Talking with leaders from the Central Columbia School District, we’ll hear about how one district has created the Career Pathways high school, a unique program that creates a spark, and leads students to meaningful professional paths. Listen in and find out more about how they are reducing dropout rates in the Central Columbia School District.

We have to make curriculum that is relevant to what our kids actually want to do when they leave us. We feel like it’s our job to provide that spark to kids versus a traditional high school where you’re going in and taking the core subjects.

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Harry Mathias, superintendent of Central Columbia School District

Jeff Groshek, high school principal of Central Columbia High School