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Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the high school dropout

At-risk students, as well as parents and teachers of at-risk students, from public high schools throughout the US came together to share their perspectives on the high school dropout challenge and what they would be willing to do to keep more students on track to graduate. This report summarizes the stories from each group on the unique pressures and barriers they face and to share their thoughts and ideas for increasing the number of students who graduate from their high schools ready for college, career, and life. 

Publication Date: March 2010
Grade Level: High school
Classification: Report
Source: Civic Enterprises
Authors: John M. Bridgeland, Robert Balfanz, Laura A. Moore, Rebecca S. Friant