High School Dropouts In America

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Introduction When teachers and parents tell teens about the correct path for their schooling they are thinking about the kid like any person would. The dropout rate has accelerated so much that in a decade there’s estimated to be twelve million students that will have dropped out. Now the only thing more we can do is for these teachers and parents to educate the kids about the correct path in order to help not only themselves but the world and society that themselves and everyone else has to live in. The main issue at hand is the effect all these high school dropouts really have on our nation. So many things will collapse simply by students dropping out of high school education level. Their choice now affects everyone else not just around…show more content…
II. Body This problem did not affect me or other individuals because it was not our life and not our responsibility, but once others see the statistics of how high school dropouts have an affect on everyone in small and big ways it becomes something others are concerned about, which makes it relevant. High school dropouts are affecting the economy everyday. High school dropouts can not find a job because they have no education, if they had graduated high school alone they could be bringing in thousands of dollars more which would benefit the nation 's economy up to billions of dollars. Alliance of Excellent Education took a survey from high school dropouts reported feeling “Alienated at school and that no one noticed if they failed to show up.” Students also complained that,“School did not reflect real-world challenges.” and said they felt “Classes were uninteresting and irrelevant.” So all high school dropouts are not just students not putting in the work because they do not feel like it, but because they feel school is not giving them anything they need or want. Connecting back to our nation, providing what the students want and educating them, if the number of dropouts were cut in half the government would receive as much as forty-five billion dollars in savings and additional revenue. Everything goes hand in hand, less drop outs creates more money and jobs so than other citizens won’t have to live in a tough…show more content…
Out of all the developed countries, the U.S. now ranks twenty-second out of twenty-seventh of high school graduation rate. With experience and other teens opinions, for students school is taken as a competition of the highest score and how much you can remember and less about learning real life situations. Teachers do not realize students are real humans, they are more than a grade and are not made up of a textbook, they are still kids figuring out the world with so much stress around them. If we can make schools easier for kids to go to voluntarily, dropouts rates will decrease. Little things like better teachers ones that can do more than read a textbook. School starting later, studies show during the adolescence developing years their brains don 't fully work and absorb things until ten. And providing classes that will interest students, such as electives that can help them look at different career paths as well as things that will teach real life skills from money management to changing a tire. Creating these conditions will show a significant change and help students mindset and
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