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Project Dropout: No Magic Bullet, But Some Options

For the past couple months on Morning Edition, we have been exploring the high school dropout problem in Massachusetts in a series of reports called Project Dropout.

We've looked at why some students leave school, how the problem affects the state and some examples of successful dropout prevention programs.

We conclude our Morning Edition series on the dropout problem with a look at what state officials hope to do about that alarming statistic.

This is an excerpt of a special Project Dropout report. To see and hear the entire story, go to ProjectDropout.org.

This program aired on April 7, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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