Even though high-school completion rates have been on the rise, dropout rates are still alarmingly high. Each year, over 1 million students drop out of high school in the United States, and around 2,000 high schools graduate less than 60% of their students. But new studies have provided some insight into the reasons students drop out of high school. Click through the slideshow below to see the reasons students gave for dropping out and what could have prevented it.
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