The Dropping Out Crisis

Claudio Sanchez of NPR hosts a stunning five part series on America’s dropout crisis. Latinos have the highest dropout rate in the United States (47%) followed by African-Americans (43%), Whites, and Asian-Americans. The series examines not only the long-term¬†career consequences of dropping out but the economic losses associated with not educating our communities of color. Worth a watch when you have some time. Overview is below. ¬†