Houston Matters

Study Examines Which Students Drop Out and Why

A study from the Houston Education Research Consortium, part of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, says age and disciplinary incidents are key factors that impact a student’s decision to drop out of high school. We discuss the data and what steps may be taken to address those findings with Dr. Robert Sanborn, president and […]

A study from the Houston Education Research Consortium, part of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, says age and disciplinary incidents are key factors that impact a student’s decision to drop out of high school.

We discuss the data and what steps may be taken to address those findings with Dr. Robert Sanborn, president and CEO of the advocacy group Children at Risk, and David Head, the Houston initiative manager for Communities in Schools, a campus-based dropout prevention program.

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