drop out

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Synonyms for drop out

withdraw from established society, especially because of disillusion with conventional values

leave school or an educational program prematurely

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If the graduates don't find success in jobs or post-secondary education, they're recorded as drop outs, says Gene Kirchner, Walton-Verona's assistant superintendent.
Daring also noted that first-time ninth-grade students who drop out of school but return a year later are still counted as statistics in their original class.
Cllr John Blundell (Con, Wainbody) said: "We have got a good record on getting 16-year-olds into education, employment and training but at 17 and 18 the drop out rate goes up.
There is a significant proportion of patients who drop out of antihypertensive therapy prematurely.
The SIA noted that approximately 50 percent of all students majoring in electrical engineering drop out of their major before completing their studies.
Stuti Kacker described the situation unfortunate and said school drop outs often come in conflict with law which becomes a major issue of concern.
The 12 group winners from the Europa League, and the four best-performing Champions League drop outs, are seeded.