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    National High School Dropout Crisis

    As part of a forum on reducing high school dropout rates, Professor Sesno served as master of ceremonies and Tim Russert made opening remarks. Sway Calloway moderated a youth perspective roundtable in which…

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    State of the States

    Governors talked about the crisis in high school dropout rates, potential solutions to the problem, and innovative programs to provide community-based solutions. They also talked about the role of the…

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    The Federal Role in High School Dropout Rates

    Secretary Spellings and Senator Bingaman talked about the federal role in reducing the national high school dropout rate. They also answered questions from the audience. Mr. Sesno moderated. This…

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    National High School Dropout Crisis

    First lady Laura Bush delivered the keynote speech at a conference on reducing the national high school dropout rate. This “National Summit on America’s Silent Epidemic” was sponsored by…

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    Local Perspectives on High School Dropouts

    School superintendents and district educators spoke about high school dropout rates and possible means of improving graduation rates. They talked about investments in infrastructure and students, community…

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    High School Dropout Rates

    Panelists spoke about high school dropout rates, the depiction of the problem as an educational crisis, reasons for the high rates, and possible solutions to the problem. Among the topics they addressed were…

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