Dropout problem growing
Recent reports indicate that the nation's high school graduation rate has dropped for the second straight year, and the dropout rate continues to rise. The problem affects black and Latino students at particularly high rates. What can be done to solve America's dropout crisis?
- Christopher Swanson: Vice president of research at Editorial Projects in Education
- RiShawn Biddle: Editor of Dropout Nation, a web site that covers American education reform.
- Steve Barr: Founder and chair emeritus of Green Dot, which operates 17 charter schools in Los Angeles.
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