Dropout Nation Outreach

March 21, 2012

Coming to PBS this fall, FRONTLINE examines our nation’s dropout crisis through the stories of students struggling to stay in school – and the school administrators who are working against the odds to keep them there. Why do students dropout? And what can be done? Join FRONTLINE’s national outreach campaign and learn about ending the dropout crisis in your community. Get Involved

Middle School Moment

Is the make-or-break moment for a high school dropout actually in middle school? FRONTLINE’s new report “Middle School Moment” explores the work of Johns Hopkins University researcher Dr. Robert Balfanz who has uncovered a series of indicators in the middle grades that he says can predict how likely a student is to drop out of high school

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Introducing “Dropout Nation”

FRONTLINE is pleased to join our colleagues at more than 60 public media stations around the country in the American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen campaign, a public media initiative supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help students stay on the path to graduation and future success.

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