Latest Dropout Stories
PORTLAND, Maine, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandi Amorello, creator of the Irreverent Widow Project, a combined art exhibit, website and blog that supports women suffering through a variety of life's perils, recently developed a similar forum for alternative-thinking women of all ages entitled, Girl Scout Dropout at www.girlscoutdropout.com.
By Kimberly S Wetzel; Katy Murphy California's future may not be so bright after all. Nearly one in four students drops out of school, according to a new analysis of dropout data released Wednesday by the State Department of Education.
By Kimberly S Wetzel; Katy Murphy; Jennifer Gokhman California's future may not be so bright after all.
By Jacques Gibble In June, 490 McCaskey High School seniors graduated. The previous year, as a junior class, it had 723 students. As a sophomore class it had 911 members and as freshman class there were 1,128 students.
By Tom Elias Three things are clear in the aftermath of huge headlines trumpeting the 24 percent dropout rate reported last week by California's public school officials: Schools are at long last ready to admit there's a dropout crisis of catastrophic magnitude.
ON the matter of high-school dropouts, there's some good news, and much, much more bad. First, for the good: At last the state of California seems to have a coherent system for counting dropouts.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.