It is different than just looking at the micro level because the reasons for the dropout rate do not just apply to one person or family, but a larger audience. One reason for the high college dropout rate could be high schools are not preparing students properly. At the high school level, students are not treated the same as they are in college. The course work can be easier, teachers do not give their students as much freedom, and there are much longer hours in class. All of these aspects sound good for the high school level, however, they can be the polar opposites of how students are treated in college.
According to the article Dropout Prevention, “Around 6.7 million people between the ages 16 to 24 are neither in school nor working. In addition, children under 18 years of age represent 23 percent of the population, and make up 33 percent of all the people living in poverty.” This is important because when a high schooler drops out they need consider that many jobs won’t accept them because of their lack of education. As people know many actors have dropped out of school to help fulfill their dreams of being an actor. Although they are now famous, more than 50% of actors who tried out for a movie didn 't make the cast because they were dropouts. According to Only Five
Some students high school already know what they want to do before they graduate from college. This supports my claim why the dropout age shouldn’t be raised because some students already plan for there future before or at the age of 16. Some students don’t really care for college at all
If you are unable to afford college, then you should get loans in order to get your degree. You can pay these loans back and still have a better life and more money compared to the person that did not go or dropped out of college. These are the reasons for why students should not drop out of college. They should not drop out of college because college is the way to get their careers so they will have more job opportunities. If they stay in college, they will have more stability in the future since they will have more money.
In modern day society, dropping out of any school whether it be college or high school is frowned upon. From a young age, most children are told by parents, teachers and mentors that if they drop out of school they will go nowhere in life. Most students do not drop out of elementary or middle school, but as they progress into high school and college some of them will decide that furthering their education is not for them. In Alex Kern’s blog post Don’t Drop Out, he makes several good arguments for leaving school, but he shows that he is strongly in favor of school and graduating by talking about how each field of study has worth, school pushing an individual out of his/her comfort zone is a good thing and how good students do not need to teach
In recent years, while Baltimore city schools have dramatically reduced suspensions, the dropout rate has been cut almost in half. One might say that it is a students choice to drop out or not, but many students dropout of school due to peer pressure and some students may feel like they are not good enough just because they can not catch up to the academic level of their peers because they were absent due to their suspension or suspensions. Therefore students who are suspended have a harder time catching up to their academic level and often dropout for this
Some students can't take all the work that the professors give out, and they either drop that class or drop out the whole semester. Student’s faces a lot of things in college that will make them drop out of southwest. Sometimes when the classes begin, and they get their first assignment it be too hard on them. I’ve learned, and talked to some people why they dropped out of southwest, some of they said the work was too hard. Others told me that they stopped playing for their education.
In the future, the action of quitting school would soon end up in regret and the former student won't be knowledgable and wouldn't know what to do for their future. In conclusion, this would lead to the downfall of the student's life just because of the 'greed' for
An increasing high school dropout rate is due to the fact that our education system is a grade-based system, that uses standardized tests to measure ones intelligence and achievements. Students who don’t measure up as well as others in terms of their grades, begin to quit at an earlier stage in education, with the belief they aren’t good enough to succeed in further education. With education inflation, the grade standards and pressure for students, are at a constant rise, which makes it more difficult for students to excel. For example, if a student was once a B grade student, they could easily be downgraded to a low C, because of the increasing competitive rivalry amongst students. As shown in Figure 3.