SCHOOL COMPLETION: 

Graduating from high school is more important today than ever before in our nation’s history. Our increasingly high technological society requires that workers have at least a high school diploma and, more often than not, additional years of education or training to earn a living wage. Often, individuals who do not complete high school experience a lifetime of limited income and opportunities. Yet thousands of American youth drop
out of school. Nationally, only 86% of students complete high school, a statistic largely unchanged since
1990 (National Center for Education Statistics, 2002).

-from Promoting School Completion

BY Amanda Blount Morse, Amy R. Anderson, Sandra L. Christenson, and Camilla A. Lehr

SCHOOL COMPLETION web info:

Check and Connect School Engagement Program

www.ici.umn.edu/checkandconnect

Parent Information Center

www.parentinformationcenter.org

National Dropout Prevention Center

www.dropoutprevention.org/

 

Texas Education Agency Dropout Prevention Clearinghouse

www.tea.state.tx.us/dpchse

    • FriMay22 Last Day of School for Seniors
    • MonMay25 Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
    • WedMay27 High School Scholarship Night

610 Franklin Street Whitman, MA 02382
Phone: (781) 618-7000 FAX: (781)-618-7099

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