Students drop out of high school for a lot of reasons. Now the Arlington ISD and City of Arlington have teamed up to tell dropouts “its never too late to learn.”
The dropout rate for Dallas schools is decreasing, but there are still thousands of teenagers not reporting to school. The effort to find those teens and get them back in school is overwhelmed by the numbers.
This Saturday both the Dallas and Fort Worth Independent School District’s will have city and school leaders out knocking on the doors of possible middle and high school dropouts.
The Texas Education Agency says our state has a school dropout rate of 9.4 percent for the Class of 2009.