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High school dropouts

Author: Judeen Bartos
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2013]
Series: At issue., Teen issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Examines many aspects of the American educational system, assessing the reasons why students drop out of school, the unique needs and challenges of different students, and potential solutions to the problem. --Introduction, page 9.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judeen Bartos
ISBN: 9780737761818 0737761814 9780737761825 0737761822
OCLC Number: 809412042
Description: 104 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: High school dropout rates negatively affect students and the nation / Alliance for Excellent Education --
Can Obama reverse the dropout crisis? / Richard Lee Colvin --
Zero-tolerance policies make it harder for at-risk students to graduate / Beverly Ford --
District innovates to address dropout problem / Michelle R. Davis --
New report shows graduation chasm for black males / Jamelle Bouie --
Latinas are hit hard by the dropout problem / Catherine Gewertz --
Pregnant and parenting teens require special support to stay in school / Laura Varlas --
LGBTQ students need a safe alternative to thrive and stay in school / Jorge Salazar --
Engaging entrepreneurial students is critical to keeping them in school / Sylvia Watts McKinney --
How to get high school dropouts into "recovery"? / Stacy Teicher Khadaroo --
Early colleges provide an opportunity for at-risk students to succeed / Tamar Lewin --
America should emulate other countries in addressing the dropout crisis / Nancy Hoffman.
Series Title: At issue., Teen issues.
Responsibility: Judeen Bartos, book editor.

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Examines many aspects of the American educational system, assessing the reasons why students drop out of school, the unique needs and challenges of different students, and potential solutions to the problem. --Introduction, page 9.

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