School Dropout Essay

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Education Did you know that one million American students drop out of high school every year? (EPE 2012) Did you know that students in United States is the 25th in math, 17th science, 14th reading, out of 29 countries? (OECD 2012) Did you know that two out of three eighth-graders cannot read proficiently and that nearly three out of four eighth- and 12th-grade students cannot write proficiently?(NAEP 2011, 2012) The main responsible of this situation, are the students themselves. Lack of motivation of student is the main problem of failing school. Several student do not try their best at school, do not do their work, and drop out because of their reluctance to work in school. One of the first problems of student lack of motivation, is that …show more content…
Fall factors, “36% did not appreciate school, 19% did not feel belong there, and 11% did not like their new school after a switch”(Clemson University); it shows us that 1/5 of high school dropouts excuses are not justified, that their lack of motivation is the main reason of them leaving school earlier. Rate of ungraduated students is one of the biggest issue of education, but if we have a deeper view in it, we can note that many students drop out because of their lack of motivation first, and not because of money, or …show more content…
Some students have justified reason to do not do their homework like “they do not understand the assignment, the work was too hard, lack of equipment, inability to find idea.”(Case) Is that is not all the students who do not have unjustified reason to not turn in their homework, some students try their best to do their homework but they are just unable to do it. The others parts of students have unjustified reason to do not their homework like “it is too easy, it is boring, it is not their priority, doing your homework seems childish”. (Case)These students who use excuses to do not do their homework or just do not do it because of their apathy, they penalize the others students, it penalizes the level of the class. That a part of U.S students do not do their homework because pf their apathy, they are penalizing the level of the class, the others students. Is it true that many people think that students lack of motivation is not the main problem of failing school, the opposition view believe that social networking is the main problem of failing

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