Literature Review – Research paper: High School Retention Rate – Powerpoint Inservice
High school dropout is a serious problem in today’s educational system. It affects not only the high school dropout, but also the rest of society. Research shows that lack of interest or engagement, poor attendance, behavioral issues, disabilities, poor relationships, and poor class performance are all predictors of high school dropout. Solutions include educating staff, students and parents in prevention; assisting educators to identify and help at-risk students; and developing more concentrated and effective individual student interventions aimed at supporting their ability to meet high school graduation requirements.