California High School Dropout Rate
According to new statistics from the California Department of Education, one of every four students drops out before finishing high school. KQED looks at the reasons and some possible solutions.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Andre Aikins, operations manager at the Omega Boys Club
- Francisca Sanchez, associate superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District
- Jack O'Connell, superintendent of the California Department of Education
- Russell Rumberger, director of the California Dropout Research Project and a professor at UC Santa Barbara
- Sharon Olken, principal at Gateway High School