Common Ground High School’s “Above and Beyond” after-school program received $105,890 from AT&T’s Aspire program, a grant aimed at increasing proven academic results and graduation rates.

“We’ve made significant progress in recent years as our drop-out rate is less than 3 percent, well below the state average and last year more than 96 percent of our graduates were accepted to college,” said Lizanne Cox, Common Ground director. “With this funding, ‘Above and Beyond’ will be able to continue their good and help more students succeed.”

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