November 21, 2010
In today’s NY Times, Thomas Friedman cited some of education secretary Arne Duncan’s data points used in his call-to-action to solve our Nation’s high school drop-out epidemic. Recently a team of our firm’s researchers studied 2,000 youngsters who re-entered high school, essentially dropping back in. Among the findings we learned three key things.
As we step-up to answer Secretary Duncan’s call-to-action, we must embrace what works and the facts surrounding the problem. Engaging classrooms with authentic and caring relationships are a good start.
Download a copy of the full report, “Dropping Out: Stereotypes vs. Reality“ at our website www.atlanticresearchpartners.org or call (904)501-1901.
Have a great week.