High School Students Dropout

In light of growth with the overall graduation rate since the 1960’s lot of students from the U.S. are rapidly leaving school with a high school diploma. According to predictors, one million kids dropout. The word dropout is define as an individual who do not complete high school or obtain a General Education Development (GED). A youth’s future and economic outcome will be affected by little to no education. Two issues that are destine for someone that drops out is (1) living in poverty, (2) earning less money than their counter parts (Hawkins, Jaccard, and Needle, 2013). Consequently by not completing high school; it may be difficult to find adequate employment and will earn lower wages. This can also become a generational issue as well. The …show more content…
These factors have been said to disrupt the educational achievement attainment (Mallaney, 2014). For those students who dream of college acceptance they exhibit solid educational performance from 1st grade to 12th grade. Ordinarily most students start their academics wanting to do well and advance through school. Not all teenagers have the opportunity to take this path to educational success. So many students are hindered from having an opportunity such as this presented to them; because of lack of academic success and misbehaving (Mallaney, 2014). A conciliation among researches have shown that below average academic performance and poor bonds with teachers and schools are associated with delinquent behavior. The five factors practiced by high achieving schools that play a part in high achievement of low-income or cultural minority students include the following:
• Create a nurtured family environment- when there is cohesiveness within the family that makes a successful student.
• Educate the whole child- when there is academic success that make the child more susceptible to
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School dropouts only earn half as much annual income as high school graduates; half of our prison populations are dropouts, and half of the heads of households on welfare are high school dropouts (Hammond, Linton, and Drew, 2007). High school dropouts are three times more likely than high school graduates who do not attend college to be welfare recipients. While this does not mean that dropping out of school causes these negative outcomes, or that a high school diploma is a complete solution, the data implies that students at risk of dropping out are a high-risk population that warrants specific programmatic interventions aimed at increasing the likelihood of success in high school (Hammond, Linton, Drew,

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