05/24/2011 01:39 pm ET Updated Jul 24, 2011

More Colorado High School Drop-Outs Are Getting GEDs Than 2 Years Ago

It's graduation season. High school seniors will be getting diplomas, tossing caps into the air. But many students don't make it that far and drop out. Turns out a growing number of them are hitting the books once again and studying to get her GED. Like Felisha Grindle. She says she dropped out of high school after failing eleventh grade.