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The organization aims at encouraging teenagers to explore their potential, through weekly national campaigns, to bring about social change (“11 Facts About Dropping Out”).
In this competitive age spurred by globalization, there is a need to remain relevant. This implies that countries need to ensure they produce competent and productive workers for economic development thus moderated costs of health care and other social services (Monrad). According to Rumberger and Lim, causes of high school dropouts are categorized into individual and institutional perspectives; therefore, the student’s mindset and conduct are among what individual perspective highlights. These factors relate to the individual, and others include school performance, disengagement, and recurrent residential and school mobility. Dropping out of school is viewed as a process instigated by detachment from school. This implies that the student slowly gets swayed away from the idea of school because of reasons such as undertaking adult duties that consist of taking care of siblings, having to get a job that involves long hours and becoming a parent early.
The background of the student is the core foundation of the risk factors identified in the institutional perspectives; moreover, background refers to the environment surrounding a student, and it comprises socioeconomic status, dependable figures in his/her life that is single or step parent and the situation at school. The nature of family a student is raised in is quite crucial and entails the structure i.e. who the breadwinner is practices i.e. values and norms, and resources (Rumberger and Lim). The situation at school entails the behavior and attitudes of teachers i.e. do they interact well with the students, nature of administration i.e. rules and regulations, school structure and resources available to students. Rules and regulations that bring about dropouts include Grade Point Average (GPA) minimums, zero-tolerance
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Educators, policy makers and researchers have consistently tied the achievement gap to the student dropout rate (Ladson-Billings, 2006). As a result, educators, parents, employers and policy makers have expressed concerned over the persistent high drop-out rate particularly among high school students (Burris & Welner, 2005).
The author states that dropping out оf high ѕchool restricts one'ѕ options аnd opportunities in the labor market in an economic climate that is becoming more and more advanced and complex. Hence, high school noncompletion prompts serious negative conѕequenceѕ for both thе individual аnd ѕociety in termѕ оf financial ability and future productivity.
Due to the rates of special education students who drop out of high school and the alarming negative consequences of noncompletion, this study will focus on identifying the top reasons why these students decide to drop out of high school in order to develop more effective dropout prevention programs.
Students leaving school before finishing have for long been a challenge to educators, employers and parents. Due to the increase in the minimum expected skill in employment and even educational entry points, the importance of completing every level of academics stands. But despite this, there has been an increase in the number of students not finishing school. This paper seeks to determine the factors that cause students not to finish school and give possible solutions to the problem.
the interaction of teachers and students around learning.
This paper describes the extent of school instability. Many schools, in fact, do not have a stable cohort of students whose progress they can track over time. The causes of this high level of instability, connected both to residential mobility and to more school-related reasons, are explored.
This paper seeks to discuss the effects of dropping out of high school.
Certainly, education is a basic need especially in the modern times. Education makes it possible to secure good job or make a good foundation of life through other economic
symbol of completion of basic education especially by the youth, it is a rite to adulthood and it has its own rituals like the graduation ceremony and mostly there are cerebrations and feasting as well as graduation speeches given by the grandaunts , their teachers as well as
However, am not trying to instill a culture of laziness in you because we still have a long way to go. This is only the end of a beginning and we must all focus on the future. It is a good spirited fight we have fought and like any war, victory
derate States of America and the Union, the blame was put on the territorial expansion, slavery, and tariffs (Woodman, 2009).The chain of events that had been set before the Civil war clearly illustrates the inevitability of the civil war. The rift between the North and South