BUFFALO, N.Y. - Say Yes to Education is a national, non-profit education foundation committed to dramatically increasing high school and college graduation rates.
Buffalo is the second Say Yes city in the United States and will invest an initial $16 million to provide comprehensive support to all Buffalo Public School students.
Editor of the Investigative Post Jim Heaney sat down with the recently named executive director of Say Yes Buffalo, David Rust, to find out what this program is all about.
In the interview that aired on Saturday Daybreak, Rust discussed:
- How Say Yes to Education works with schools to improve graduation rates.
- The organization's priorities for improving education nationwide.
- What the program could mean for Buffalo school students for years to come.
Click on the video above for the shortened version that aired on Saturday Daybreak. The video below is the complete unedited 21-minute interview.