The Changing Face of America’s High School Dropouts

Payton Alexander Education

Fewer students are dropping out of high school today than in generations past, and that is cause for celebration. This is particularly true for Hispanic students, whose dropout rate has fallen dramatically to just under 12 percent. However this trend masks a disturbing reality.

Charter Schools Boost Hispanic Student Performance

Daniel Garza Education

When Hispanic families are empowered to choose the best education for their children, their children succeed. In this chart from the LIBRE Institute, we analyzed the increase in the number of students meeting academic standards in charter schools compared to public schools in communities across the US.