Dropped out or pushed out?

Nadia Young

Dropped out or pushed out?

With schools being held accountable for their success (or failure) to graduate students, there have been documented case studies in which one way schools are choosing to raise graduation rates and test scores is to get rid of those students who are most likely to do poorly on tests and less likely to graduate. This excerpt from "More than a Statistic," the second program in Dropping Back In, educators, academics, and students talk about confronting an education system that doesn't always work in the best interest of students. Read More

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