Tag Archives: High School Dropout

Video: What Makes a School Worth Going To?

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New Mexico PBS Learning Media In the Mix, Originally aired in 2005 This clip asks the question, what makes a school worth going to? In this excerpt, we meet Thomas in New Mexico, who does poorly in academic subjects until … Continue reading »


Pinterest: Why I Go to School

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Pinterest is an online pin board. Why I Go To School is the topic of this pin board. Students share why they go to school as part of the American Graduate project focusing on the high school dropout crisis. If … Continue reading »


Perspectives: Invisible Men

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Invisible Men Youth Radio’s Pendarvis Harshaw tries to keep black high school students from dropping out. To listen to this Perspectives audio file visit: Invisible Men. Perspectives airs on KQED Public Radio every weekday at 6:06am, 7:35am and 11:30pm and … Continue reading »


New High School Dropout Data: Oakland at 37 Percent

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KQED’s Bay Area news blog News Fix provided a report on the most current dropout data in Oakland. About 18 percent of California high school students dropped out in 2010, according to new statewide data released by the state’s Department … Continue reading »