Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Teens Dropping out of School: Tips to Prevent High School Dropouts
Generations prior finishing high school was never an option.
Today more teens are opting to drop-out completely or get their GED. Why?
A mother, who asked to have her name withheld, with a student at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, recently said, "My son doesn't think he has to finish school. He said he can just get a GED like some other kids did. His father and I are completely beside ourselves. We fear he will drop-out, it seems kids today don't understand the importance of an education."
Why do students drop-out?
There’s no single reason.
Students drop out of school for a number of different reasons—and it’s typically a combination of many issues. Here are some of the top reasons students give for leaving school: