Latest Dropout Stories

2011-07-11 09:51:00

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.

2008-09-04 12:00:26

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.

2008-09-04 12:00:25

By Kimberly S Wetzel; Katy Murphy; Jennifer Gokhman California's future may not be so bright after all.

2008-08-18 18:00:38

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.

2008-07-24 03:00:52

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.

2008-07-19 00:00:32

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.

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