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|Description:||110 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Dropping out of school is a national crisis / Keith Melville --
Dropout crisis is also an economic crisis / Jeff Kelly Lowenstein and Sarah Karp --
Dropout crisis is improving / Sarah D. Sparks --
High school dropouts are more severely affected by a poor economy than graduates / Alliance for Excellent Education --
Emphasis on vocational education could reduce dropout rates / William C. Symonds, Robert B. Schwartz and Ronald Ferguson --
High-stakes testing and zero-tolerance policies increase dropout rates / Advancement Project --
Separate schools for minorities are not the answer to the dropout crisis / Jan Wong --
New strategies by educators are decreasing minority dropout rates / Ed Finkel --
Dropout crisis is also rural / Mary Ann Zehr --
Decreasing the dropout rate requires multiple solutions / Dale Mezzacappa --
Blended learning offers high school dropouts a second chance / June Kronholz.
|Series Title:||Issues that concern you.|
|Responsibility:||Heidi Watkins, book editor.|