While high school dropout percentages in the U. So what are the underlying causes? And how does every student who does not earn a high school diploma hurt society as a whole? My hope is that in discovering shared traits among dropouts, we can achieve higher high school graduation rates as a nation. One unchanging factor when it comes to the dropout rate is socioeconomic background.
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School administrators, teachers and parents all fight constantly to reduce the number of dropouts that occur at schools across the nation. However, it can be difficult to fight a problem that society may not understand. Understanding the root causes of school dropouts is essential so that the measures educators take are effective. Many students become disillusioned with school because they believe that there is no connection between the material taught in the classroom and jobs in the real world. Civic Enterprises conducted a study where dropouts were interviewed to find out why they dropped out. A startling 81 percent said that they wished a clearer connection between job skills and the academics studied in high school had been presented while they were in school.
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A lot of teenagers leave school and studies due to drug addiction and substance abuse. Alcohol addiction is also another reason that explains why teenagers drop out of school. Due to the lack of parental supervision and emotional security many teenagers experiment with physical intimacy. Teen pregnancy is another major reason that leads to the termination of studies at a tender age. There are some teenagers who lose interest in academics due to several factors.
When Barna president David Kinnaman published his book You Lost Me , we heard from many people especially church leaders who were shocked to learn that 59 percent of young adults with a Christian background had dropped out of church at some point during their 20s—many for just a time, but some for good. In fact, the percentage of young-adult dropouts has increased from 59 to 64 percent. Nearly two-thirds of U.