GED program coming to McNary

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Of McNary High School’s more than 2,000 students, only 28 or less than 1.4 percent are considered dropouts. But for principal Erik Jespersen and assistant principal Rhonda Rhodes, that is 28 too many. Beginning in February, McNary will be the first high school in the Salem-Keizer school district to offer a General Educational Development (GED) program on its campus. “This is part of a bigger overall mission that we have at McNary, which is to get to zero dropouts,” Jespersen said. “We know our first objective is to get every single student across...

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