Why dropping out of high school is a bad idea?
Dropping out of school has serious consequences for students, their families. Students who decided to drop out of school face social stigma, fewer job opportunities, lower salaries, and higher probability of involvement with the criminal justice system.
How can we prevent dropout?
How to Keep Students from Dropping OutCommunicate. Talk to them about career realities. Don’t pressure them to do too much. Stay in touch with the school. Be supportive and involved. Encourage a break, rather than quitting. Consider a different school. Consider a gap year.
How much does the average high school dropout make?
The average dropout can expect to earn an annual income of $20,241, according to the U.S. Census Bureau (PDF). That’s a full $10,386 less than the typical high school graduate, and $36,424 less than someone with a bachelor’s degree.
Can a highschool dropout be successful?
Do Successful High School Dropouts Really Exist? Yes. In fact, some of the most successful people in the world never graduated from high school. And for every famous dropout, many other dropouts exist who quietly lead prosperous and fulfilling lives.