dropout rates http://nhpr.org en Checking In On The Dropout Rate http://nhpr.org/post/checking-dropout-rate <p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">In 2009, Governor Lynch signed a law making it illegal to drop out before the age of eighteen. Last month, state officials touted a report ranking the state among those with the lowest dropout rates. But all is not rosy. There are certain areas where that number is a lot higher, especially in Manchester. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Brady Carlson 26115 at http://nhpr.org Checking In On The Dropout Rate Left Behind, Dropping Out http://nhpr.org/post/left-behind-dropping-out <p>Every year, more than a million kids drop out of school. Without a diploma, they will have a tough time succeeding. But the problem starts much earlier than high school. This hour, we'll ask the big question: What works? Originally Every year, more than a million kids drop out of school. Without a diploma, they will have a tough time succeeding. But the problem starts much earlier than high school. This hour, we'll ask the big question: What works? Sat, 05 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 NHPR Staff 19591 at http://nhpr.org Left Behind, Dropping Out "Who Cares About Kelsey?"- A Success Story- and A Model http://nhpr.org/post/who-cares-about-kelsey-success-story-and-model <p>New Hampshire Filmmaker Dan Habib followed&nbsp;student Kelsey Carrol in the new film Who Cares About Kelsey. His&nbsp;cameras&nbsp;focused on Kelsey&nbsp;both in and out of school to get a sense of the obstacles this troubled teen faced in completing her high school education- and finding hope for her own future. A decade ago Somersworth had one of the highest dropout rates in the state. The movie profiles a program that has changed that, and become a model around the nation. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 May 2012 11:26:57 +0000 Rick Ganley 4978 at http://nhpr.org "Who Cares About Kelsey?"- A Success Story- and A Model