6-policies-that-lead-to-higher-dropout-ratesZero tolerance is one of six school policies that lead to higher dropout rates as outlined this infographic. The six policies are:

  • Zero Tolerance
  • In-grade Retention
  • Low Funding and Insufficient Support for English Learners
  • Unfair and Insufficient Funding
  • Watered-Down, Non-College Prep Curricula
  • Testing that is High-Stakes

“Children do not make bad schools; Bad policies make bad schools,” said Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montece

See the related press release.

Download full size infographic on the 6 School Policies that Lead to Higher Dropout Rates.

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