Causal Analysis Paper: Significant Rise in High School Dropout Rates in United States

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Abstract In recent times, there has been a significant rise in high school dropout rates in United States of America. This issue has significant attention of academics and researchers and is known as "silent epidemic" as more and more American teenagers are dropping out from schools before graduation (Bridgeland, DeIulio& Morison, 200). Reports suggest that the high school dropout rates before graduation in minorities has reached 50 percent since last decade (Bridgeland, DeIulio& Morison, 202, Ferris & West, 69). [Name] [Course Title] [Instructor Name] [Date] The Issue of Higher Rate of High School Dropouts Introduction In recent times, there has been significant rise in high school dropout rates in United States of America. This issue has significant attention of academics and researchers and is known as "silent epidemic" as more and more American teenagers are dropping out from schools before graduation (Bridgeland, DeIulio& Morison, 200). Reports suggest that the high school dropout rates before graduation in minorities has reached 50 percent since last decade(Bridgeland, DeIulio& Morison, 202, Ferris & West, 69). The issue of dropout rates had been ignored for years and thus, in recent times, the graduation rate has decreased significantly at such an level that is has threaten the wellbeing and welfare of American society. The goal of this paper is to analyze the causes of high rates of high school dropouts in the lights of broad and diverse academic resources.

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