Quite frankly, I question the apparent worthiness of emphasizing improvement in the high school drop-out
7%, was a drop-out
by 2004/05, when this rate had slipped to 9.
: In four years, Hamilton County has used the $8 million for creating a career-based magnet high school and a ninth-grade transition program that gives more attention to students in a year when the drop-out
rate is high; mandating that all students graduate with college-bound class requirements.
A New York Times editorial called the official drop-out
numbers "the educational equivalent of Enron's accounting results.
rates at Liverpool John Moores University fell from 11.
Targeted support to students near high drop-out
points will entail a
As far as state education officials can tell, the 1,000-student Walton-Verona district is the only one in Kentucky with a zero drop-out
Rami Okasha, president of NUS Scotland, said: "The drop-out
rate figures show finances and learning are linked.
And yet, the bulk of the work force and the employed are those with limited educational attainment (elementary drop-outs
, elementary graduates, high school drop-outs
, high school graduates and college drop-outs
TAP)- The examination of means to launch the "second chance" project for school drop-outs
was the focus of a meeting Thursday between Vocational Training and Employment Minister Imed Hamami and a high-level delegation representing the French Development Agency (AFD).