Tag Archives: High School Dropouts

Take this drop-out quiz

The first day with kids is as important today as it was 100 years ago.

    Take this drop-out quiz. Students in the old one room schoolhouses dropped out of school because they were more useful on the family farm. In case you haven’t noticed, the small family farm no longer exists. Dropping out of school to work on the farm was once a valid reason. Today dropping out […]

How To Fix Troubled Schools

Old School House

  How to Fix Troubled High Schools   We have lots of troubled high schools in the United States.  It’s too bad the piecemeal help these schools receive seldom fixes them.   Troubled schools are characterized by low graduation rates, high absenteeism, a transient student population, poor test scores and many staff changes. Leaders come […]