The nation's high school graduation rate is the highest since 1976, but more than a fifth of students are still failing to get their diploma in four years, the Education Department said in a study released Tuesday.
We’ll talk with Wauconda couple, Steve and Paulie Kutschat. They have a deep love for books. After a trip to Africa, the Kutschat’s founded Bookfriends International, a nonprofit providing educational resources to secondary school-age children in Africa. Bookfriends gives the children text books, library books and reference materials that are in desperately short supply in their local villages.