Education Week: Reasons to Drop Out—and to Stay

Dropouts give a common array of reasons for leaving school. Targeted dropout-recovery programs have been created in response.

Pointing the Way to a More Open Future

If students drop out of high school because they are bored and don’t see what they are learning as relevant to their future, it can be tough to get them interested in more of the same.

The Back on Track Through College model aims to re-engage out-of-school youths ages 16 to 26 by encouraging them to think about a career and earn college credentials as they work toward a high school diploma.