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High School Dropout Age

Raising Expectations -- and the Dropout Age -- in Maryland

John Bridgeland | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
John Bridgeland

Updates to compulsory school-age laws are not a single-stop solution to solving the dropout crisis. But they are an important strategic, economic and symbolic step that states can take.

WATCH: Student Journalist Investigates High School Dropout Crisis

| Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

"I'm dropping out" are words spoken by roughly a quarter of American high school students. Every nine seconds, an American high school student beco...

Quinn Responds To Obama's Call For Higher Minimum Dropout Age

Posted 01.27.2012 | Chicago

Just days after President Barack Obama called for states to raise the minimum age at which students can drop out of high school, Gov. Pat Quinn is pre...