Sep 29, 2006

What is a dropout? [LINK]

An effort is now underway at the Department of Education to develop a common understanding of what it means for a student to drop out of high school. This, in response to revelations that school districts across America have undercounted dropouts to make their records look better. Typically only those who entered as seniors and left before the end of the year were counted, not dropouts over the course of the preceding three years.

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