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Education Dept. announces $15M program to change high school dropout rate - The Mercury

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Education Dept. announces $15M program to change high school dropout rate The Mercury Duncan said the three-year program, called the School Turnaround AmeriCorps, would send 650 members into about 60 schools that are not...
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Superintendent's Corner: How Does Clawson's Dropout Rate Stack Up? - Patch.com

Superintendent's Corner: How Does Clawson's Dropout Rate Stack Up? - Patch.com | Dropout News | Scoop.it
Superintendent's Corner: How Does Clawson's Dropout Rate Stack Up?
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Only two students (less than five percent) dropped out during their high school career. This compares to the State of Michigan four-year graduation rate of 76.24 percent.
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Experts see family as key to reduce Roma school dropout | New ...

Experts see family as key to reduce Roma school dropout | New ... | Dropout News | Scoop.it
Working with Roma families is a key towards the success of their children at school, a group of experts gathered in Brussels emphasised on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 21 March.
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Dropout rates at Townships school board cut in half with laptops - CTV News

Dropout rates at Townships school board cut in half with laptops - CTV News | Dropout News | Scoop.it
CTV NewsDropout rates at Townships school board cut in half with laptopsCTV NewsGRANBY - Que. - Ten years ago, Eastern Townships School Board gave its students laptops. The result: dropout rate have been cut in half.
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A place to fit in, and learn: Carleton Project serves potential high ...

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LINCOLN, Maine — Sierrah Davis loves to write and comes across as intelligent, but she says she really dislikes high school. So about a year ago, the 17-year-old dropped out of Mattanawcook Academy. This anguished Davis' parents and friends, who ...
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Harbor College opens high school dropout center - Daily Breeze

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Harbor College opens high school dropout centerDaily BreezeLos Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and school district management gathered Thursday at Harbor College to open the new YouthSource Center named after Assemblyman Warren Furutani.
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High School Dropouts Worsened By Lack Of Support, Becoming A Parent: Survey - Huffington Post

High School Dropouts Worsened By Lack Of Support, Becoming A Parent: Survey - Huffington Post | Dropout News | Scoop.it
High School Dropouts Worsened By Lack Of Support, Becoming A Parent: SurveyHuffington PostNearly one-quarter — 23 percent — of Americans attribute their failure to complete high school to a lack of parental support or encouragement, followed by...
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CBC High School Academy, last chance for dropouts

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The CBC High School Academy picks up where traditional and even alternative schools fail.
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Top Reasons American Students Drop Out Of High School

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Absence of parental or educational support and becoming a parent are the two top reasons cited by respondents for dropping out of high school, according to the 2012 High School Dropouts in America survey of 513 adults aged 19 to 35.
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Family Characteristics Matter More than Location to Dropout Rates ...

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Family and peer characteristics are far more important than geographic location when looking at why students drop out of high school, according to new research. The study, "Rural and Urban High School Dropout Rates: Are ...
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Columbus School District seeking eCenters partners - NECN

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Columbus School District seeking eCenters partnersNECN(AP) — The Columbus School District is recruiting churches, community groups and others to help high school dropouts throughout the region complete either their high school diploma or GED.
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High school dropouts: Should we let them go? - Minnesota Public Radio

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Minnesota Public RadioHigh school dropouts: Should we let them go?
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Innovative School Drop-out Prevention Initiative by the Shaolin Foundation

Press Release issued Mar 5, 2013: From March 14th until April 12th 2013, the Shaolin Foundation organizes a 4 week workshop for Youth age 7 to 17 to promote continuity at studies and prevent school dropout with a peculiar approach: teach...
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New Briefs Connect School Climate to Bullying, Dropouts, More ...

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Education Week staff writer Nirvi Shah and contributing writer Ross Brenneman explore some of the nonacademic issues that bear on students' learning. Join them for insights, news, and analysis on a wide range of issues ...
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For dropouts, a way to drop back in - Los Angeles Times

For dropouts, a way to drop back in - Los Angeles Times | Dropout News | Scoop.it
For dropouts, a way to drop back inLos Angeles TimesThe $13-million federally funded program features an unusual partnership between the city and Los Angeles Unified School District.
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Communities in Schools program aims to prevent dropouts in East Nashville - The Tennessean

Communities in Schools program aims to prevent dropouts in East Nashville - The Tennessean | Dropout News | Scoop.it
Communities in Schools program aims to prevent dropouts in East NashvilleThe TennesseanThe 30-year-old national Communities in Schools program is the only nonprofit dropout prevention organization in the nation to show both an increase in...
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Center Aims to Help Recent Graduates, Dropouts

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A center in east Las Vegas is trying to change the low graduation rate and help adults with a second chance at a career.
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Second chance for high school dropouts in South LA - The South Los Angeles Report

Second chance for high school dropouts in South LA - The South Los Angeles Report | Dropout News | Scoop.it
The South Los Angeles ReportSecond chance for high school dropouts in South LAThe South Los Angeles Reportimage Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled 13 new YouthSource Centers on Friday with four of them located in South Los Angeles, and tasked with...
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Superintendent Lorenzo Garcia Receives Jail Time After Forcing Students to Drop Out

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Former Superintendent Lorenzo Garcia forced hundreds of poorly testing students to drop out of school in order to boost test scores.
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Babies, Lack of Parental Support Drive High Dropout Rates | Education News

Babies, Lack of Parental Support Drive High Dropout Rates | Education News | Dropout News | Scoop.it
The 2012 High School Dropouts in America survey shows that the two main reasons why students drop out of high school prior to graduation are a lack of parental support and becoming parents themselves.
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Hoping to replicate success, school districts visit PSJA dropout recovery program

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Gloria Rubio led her morning English class this week in a discussion of “The Ring” a short story about the symbol of a Mexican-American family’s striving for economic success.
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Reading guarantee will help stem the tide of drop-outs

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The study found that 88 percent of 19-year-old dropouts had failed to score as proficient readers as third graders. Ohio schools don't just suffer from a dropout problem; they all too often manufacture dropouts starting in ...
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Are Virginia's Dropout Numbers Too Good to Be True? | Jefferson ...

Are Virginia's Dropout Numbers Too Good to Be True? | Jefferson ... | Dropout News | Scoop.it
Virginia appears to be making extraordinary progress in reducing the high school drop-out rate in public schools, according to data released yesterday by the McDonnell administration. The statewide dropout rate fell to 6.5 ...
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Should we just let high school dropouts drop out? | The Daily Circuit ...

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State department data indicate Minnesota's four-year graduation rate is 75.9 percent; its dropout rate is 4.9 percent. The remaining students are either listed as.
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