Video:In Middle School, Can Data Prevent Dropouts?

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Frontline/PBS NewsHour
July 17, 2012
Seven thousand students dropout of school every day in the U.S.
And some researchers have dubbed middle school as the essential "make-or-break" years in determining a child's success.
Tuesday's "Frontline," tells the story of how one school in New York City's Bronx neighborhood is using new data in an effort to "predict and prevent dropouts before they happen." The effort aims to flag early warning signs in students long before they ever step foot in high school.

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