« The Reality of Title IX | Main | The Answer Is Yes »

Working Class White Boys

27dropout_repair_515.jpg

This is a big story in England but generally an undiscovered one in this country. This Education Week story about rural "dropout factories" is excellent, except for ignoring the obvious gender angle. The data are there -- the main source for this article, researcher Thomas West, supplied some of the numbers for my commentary on the ninth grade bulges. West knows the gender numbers; you just have to ask him.

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Advertisement

Recent Comments

Archives

Categories

Technorati

Technorati search

» Blogs that link here