Districts work to reduce school dropout rate

Full story: The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi's education community welcomes a new state dropout prevention initiative, but many school districts already have programs aimed at keeping at-risk students in the classroom. Full Story

Gulfport, MS

#1 Nov 1, 2006
I feel that by the time a child gets in the middle school, it is known whether they are academically inclined or not. I think that they need to start vocational skills in the middle school for these kids that are not academically inclined. My son is a dropout, and is doing well for himself. I knew when he was in elementary that he was not academically inclined.

Winchester, KY

#2 Sep 16, 2009
no wonder our children and grand chidren drop out of school they have no life out side of school they leave for school at 7:30 get out of school at 2:50 come home start all the home work they are assigned get in bed at 11pm then start the same routine the next day the home work is more hours than they spend in school not counting all the projects they are assined to do the the test they are to study for you would think the teachers would realize children need a little time to enjoy thier life 6 hours a day in school is plenty some homework would be fine ? what are they doing at school? teachers

Winchester, KY

#3 Sep 16, 2009
oh yes my grandson attends HY LIVESAY HARROGE TN

Toronto, Canada

#4 Sep 3, 2013

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