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Academic Performance Not Top Reason for High Dropout Rates

Academic Performance Not Top Reason for High Dropout Rates | Should the mandatory age for quitting school be raised or lowered? | Scoop.it
The data indicates the number one reason (23 percent) for high school student drop out rates is lack of parental encouragement, followed closely by teenage pregnancy (21 percent) and poor attendance (17 percent).
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Worrisome rise in school dropouts

Ever since this school year began, the public opinion was puzzled by such incredible facts as very many children 2.5 to 5-6 years old being unable to find kindergarten seats, a sad reality with no reasonable justification ...
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Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Study: Why do so many kids drop out?

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Study: Why do so many kids drop out? | Should the mandatory age for quitting school be raised or lowered? | Scoop.it
The 2012 High School Dropouts in America survey finds that the great majority of kids who leave school early, do so because of out-of-school conditions such as family problems or economic necessity. The survey findings cut ...
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Americas Promise Alliance - Survey shows lack of parental support and teen pregnancy point to higher dropout rates

Americas Promise Alliance - Survey shows lack of parental support and teen pregnancy point to higher dropout rates | Should the mandatory age for quitting school be raised or lowered? | Scoop.it
RT @lindsaytorrico: Survey shows lack of parental support, teen pregnancy cause dropouts http://t.co/mDkv7cDU...
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Babies, Lack of Parental Support Drive High Dropout Rates ...

Babies, Lack of Parental Support Drive High Dropout Rates ... | Should the mandatory age for quitting school be raised or lowered? | 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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System warns educators of dropout risk - The Spokesman-Review

System warns educators of dropout risk - The Spokesman-Review | Should the mandatory age for quitting school be raised or lowered? | Scoop.it
The study also showed why educators cannot wait until students are in high school to help them, Gering said. Only 40 percent of dropouts showed their first at-risk behavior in high school. About 46 percent exhibited the ...
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When Black Politicians Fail Black Children ... - Dropout Nation

Sixty-eight percent of black high school students, 57 percent of their Latino peers, and 37 percent of white students are stuck attending the state's dropout factories (and the failure mills that feed into them).
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Embracing the Hollywood Model: The ... - Dropout Nation

Certainly one can expect traditionalists in the nation's capitol to be vexed by Tuesday's decision by D.C. Public Schools to shut down 20 of its schools with low enrollment over the coming two years. After all, the district has ...
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Futurity.org – More students drop out in bullying 'climates'

Futurity.org – More students drop out in bullying 'climates' | Should the mandatory age for quitting school be raised or lowered? | Scoop.it
While academic performance is clearly important, schools trying to reduce their dropout rates should pay more attention to the school climate and strive to create safer social environments for students, says Professor Dewey ...
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Why High School Students Drop Out and Efforts to Re-Engage ...

Why High School Students Drop Out and Efforts to Re-Engage ... | Should the mandatory age for quitting school be raised or lowered? | Scoop.it
Caralee Johnson Adams has worked as a journalist for nearly 25 years, covering education, health, parenting, and other issues. She received her journalism degree from Iowa State University and her master's degree in ...
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