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GED hardly culprit in dropout rates

March 15, 2010

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"Reasons students cite for leaving school have been unchanged: personal and family problems, unsafe neighborhoods, overcrowded and chaotic classrooms, poor teaching, and, in almost every case, ‘no one cared whether I stayed or left.’ " -- Derek Kalchbrenner (Full article: 268 words)

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