This is where you can find the latest and most accessible statistics and research on the high school dropout crisis to help you:
The American Graduate State Report Cards provide summary data for each state in three key areas.
The Civic Marshall Plan State Indices provide detailed report on each state including metrics on the progress and challenge needed to achieve a 90 percent graduation rate.
The 2012 Annual Update of Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the Dropout Epidemic provides an analysis of the latest graduation rate data and a comprehensive review on efforts to accelerate student achievement from across the nation. This report features states and school districts that are making significant gains, serving as a challenge that others can too. It also shares promising practices from nonprofits, businesses, media, educational and government institutions across the country.
To view the full report, click here.
To view the executive summary in English, click here
To view the executive summary in Spanish, click here
Public media is aligning partners and working with top education researchers to bring you the latest data. More information and resources will be available from our Research Center partners, including:
The unique perspectives of those impacted by the dropout crisis are highlighted in these reports:
Public media is connecting to community solutions and celebrating student success at the local level. A guidebook is available to help your community tackle the dropout crisis. There are also select case studies that highlight progress being made across the nation. Click to learn more.