Dropout Nation September 25, 2012 What does it take to save a student? FEATURED FROM THIS REPORT
FROM THE BROADCAST THE LATEST
March 21, 2012, 11:38 am ET
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.
October 12, 2012, 12:32 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
When we last saw Marcus, the stubborn, charismatic student in
Dropout Nation, he had just punched another kid in the face two hours before the school year ended, an act that jeopardized his chance to stay in school and play football.
September 27, 2012, 12:09 pm ET · by David Montero
After 15 years of pioneering a private model of disciplining public school students — and arousing persistent controversy from Florida to Texas — Community Education Partners (CEP), one of the nation’s largest private education firms, says it is closing its doors.
September 25, 2012, 8:37 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Like many of the kids who wind up in failing public schools, Harvard economist Roland Fryer grew up amid violence and drugs, and with little hope for the future.
September 24, 2012, 2:38 pm ET · by Sandy St. Louis
Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States quit high school without diplomas — an epidemic so …
September 21, 2012, 2:10 pm ET · by Jason M. Breslow
How costly is the decision to dropout of high school? Consider a few figures about life without a diploma.
August 13, 2012, 10:41 am ET
Join FRONTLINE and City Year for a live screening and open conversation about new evidence suggesting that the make-or-break moment for high school dropouts may actually occur in middle school.
June 4, 2012, 2:14 pm ET · by Gretchen Gavett
As the season of mortarboard flinging, inspirational speeches and $5 billion in congratulatory gifts is once again upon us, it’s worth …
March 23, 2012, 3:13 pm ET · by Sandy St. Louis
FRONTLINE is pleased to join our colleagues at more than 60 public media stations around the country in the American Graduate: …
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