By: CBS 4 News
Davenport schools and city officials are working to make sure your child stays in school.
Davenport schools ' dropout prevention task force' is presenting a free event called "Take the Journey: Finish It".
The event gives students and their family resources and the support they need to finish school and graduate.
School staff will also be att he event to help students who have dropped out come up with a plan to finish high school.
"We took a look at our dropout rates in our Davenport Community schools and we weren't happy with what we saw. We are looking for ways to reach out to people and say.. if you can get your high school diploma, we do have support we want to offer you. We want you to stay in school and finish," said Dawn Saul with the Davenport Community School District.
The event is Saturday from 10:00AM to 1:00PM at the River's Edge in Davenport.