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someone who quits school before graduation

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someone who withdraws from a social group or environment

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In addition, dropouts age 25 and older report being in worse health than adults who are not dropouts, and are more likely to rely on Medicaid, Medicare, and welfare.
For colleges to develop effective dropout prevention strategies, it is necessary to have a clear picture of who these early dropouts are.
The California Dropout Research Project has also made projections for the City of San Diego.
Under Texas Education Agency accountability standards, alternative schools like dropout recovery charters have to meet two requirements in addition to financial and TAKS-based criteria: At least 60 percent of students must graduate or receive a GED in four years or continue to their fifth year; and they can have a dropout rate no higher than 20 percent, based on the number of students enrolled in one year who make it through the next September.
As a district, Fitchburg's dropout rate went from 9 percent in the 2007-2008 school year to 6.
The new figures were a wide discrepancy from statistics released in May that showed the dropout rate at about 34 percent.
Researchers focused on multiple indicators, including behavior and attendance records as well as grades, in the five districts with the state's highest dropout rates.
education system s mediocrity would jeopardize the nation, some school and state education department officials have unsuccessfully been trying to get a grip on the high school dropout problem.
Yet according to a recent report by Statistics Canada, the profile of the typical dropout suggests that, in many ways, what's going on at school is only part of the story.
Young women have made more progress than males and the dropout rate among students living in rural and small towns remains higher than in urban areas.
To hide the actual dropout rate, most school districts report as dropouts those who entered the year as seniors but did not remain in school until the end of that year.
This report is the latest in a series of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988.
has one of the highest high school dropout rates in the industrial world, which can't be comforting news in the ferociously competitive environment of an increasingly globalized economy.
After designers understand the influences of input voltage and proximity to dropout conditions, they can select an LDO regulator that meets their needs.
It's a mistake to make too much of high school dropout rates.