Essay On High School Dropouts
The amount of high school dropouts in the United States is alarming. In the United States alone more than 1.2 million students drop out of high school. The question is, why? Why does America have such a large amount of students who don’t finish their high school education. There are many factors that play a role in the problem. According to Anya Kamenetz "A minority, they found, were really unable to cut it academically." This could be because the parents that belong to the different minority groups may not have gotten an education either. For example, my father moved to America at the tender age of seventeen. He came here …show more content…
It is a problem that, if not fixed, will have an impact on everyone. It is time to make a difference. Students need to be more interested and more motivated about school. Schools need to encourage students and guide them through their educational pathway. Another factor involving high school dropouts is students that "Fall out" of school. These are the students that have not
sufficiently completed course work or are failing their classes. These students become part of another statistic. They leave school because they have an insufficient amount of school support.
No one is helping them academically which results in their failure. Most students can 't even afford a tutor to help them. This is wrong. We should create more after school programs and get teachers to spend more one on one time with the students to help them on the pathway to a brighter future. To a bigger and brighter