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135 Comments: 0 The strategy, which aims to downsize the share of school dropouts from 12.5% in 2012 to 11% through a set of measures, is to be in force by 2020. Bulgaria's government has adopted a strategy on reducing the share of school droputs.
She was brought in this year to Bessemer City High School to increase the graduation rate. That's a tall order, considering Bessemer's 40 percent graduation rate is the lowest in the entire state...She's an outside-the-box thinker who demonstrated
The consequence for those kids is huge," she said. "We want to help them avoid that pain." A statewide committee of educators and academics helped the state office compile its newly published guide, "Dropout Prevention in Utah." It includes
W.Va. (AP) A 5 percent increase in the high school graduation rate among males in West Virginia could save $100 million each year in crime-related costs as well as boost the state's economy, according to a national policy group. The study by the
Ohio (AP) Dropping out of high school has left many Ohioans struggling to find work as the demand for unskilled labor continues to decline. A Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/17QpoL3 ) analysis of federal labor statistics shows that dropouts who are
For youth ages 16 to 24, it's become easier finding a job, but mostly for those not in school, according to a recent report from a nonprofit research group. The Maryland-based Child Trends found that nearly all 97 percent of young adults hold a job
T hink about some of the most successful and wealthy people in the world. Chances are you might name Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Mukesh Ambani...Let's take a look at billionaires globally who left their studies incomplete and still
Stories Kids would be legally barred from dropping out of high school until they turn 18 under a proposal announced Sunday by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn . The current legal dropout age of 17 would be raised to 18 under the mayoral hopeful's
Details of students to be encrypted in a data chip to monitor dropouts Identity cards for students in government schools anywhere in the State might seem incongruous, but students of a few schools in the city will soon have them with their details
This spring, his mom, Penny Mills, let him drop out of 11th grade. She says she "could see how much of the work he was doing at school wasn't relevant to what he wanted to learn."