Career Learning for Adult Self-Sufficiency (CLASS)

Helping High School Dropouts Improve Their Prospects

Posted by Maisha Meminger - On June 04, 2010 (EST)

Brookings Institute released its Spring 2010 Brief discussing the effects of dropping out on individuals and society. According to expert estimates, between 3.5 million and 6 million young Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 are school dropouts. Lowering the number of adolescents who fail to finish high school and helping those who drop out get back on track must be a major policy goal for our nation. This policy brief focuses primarily on how best to provide youth who have dropped out of school a second chance.

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