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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."
Ala. (AP) At the end of a movie, it's rare to see an entire audience sticking around in the darkened theater to watch the credits. Stranger still hearing the crowd cheer and applaud as the names of the cast and crew appear on the screen...The
Economic compulsion one of the reasons for children dropping out of school' A sample study conducted in the Shorapur educational block in Yadgir district has found that more than 25 per cent of the out-of-school children were never enrolled in
Font Resize Graduation rates of public school students are climbing, with 78.5 percent of California students who started as freshmen graduating in 2012, the state Department of Education reported Tuesday. The overall graduation rate increased 1.4
American high school dropouts are unemployed, according to a new online analysis of unemployment data by Remapping Debate , a left-of-center news site in New York . This is an emergency, this is a catastrophe [but Washington is] not rating it as a
Giving Kentucky schools the option of increasing their high school dropout age from 16 to 18 is one step away from being signed into law after the House approved the proposal Monday. Senate Bill 97 would allow school districts to decide when they
I once loved repeating that to my students who were regularly absent from school. Like all good quotes, it owns a perfect blend of simplicity, adaptation, and sublimity. I used to love saying it, that is, until a young child curtly responded, "
Evidence continues to mount that college is not for everyone, but the United States persists in the fiction that students are shortchanged without a four-year degree. The real losers in the final analysis are young people who are counseled to pursue
Ky. (AP) The debate on Kentucky's law that allows 16-year-olds to drop out of high school with parental permission is coming up again in this year's legislative session. Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife, Jane, along with a bevy of education officials,
February 07, 2013 It could take many years for the government to roll out and pay for the additional enforcement measures. It would also take time to ensure that applicants satisfy the employment, civics education, English proficiency and other