Sunday, April 13
US high school dropout rate: high, but how high?
By Gail Russell Chaddock Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor
The national dropout rate is notoriously hard to pin down, and the latest effort to do so - showing alarmingly low graduation rates in some parts of America - is likely to intensify the statistics wars.
Nearly 1 in 3 high school students in the Class of 2006 will not graduate this year, the Editorial Projects in Education (EDE) Research Center reported Tuesday. ....
You may read the whole story at http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0621/p03s02-ussc.htm
What is the problem with our school system so that that one in every three students will drop out of high school?