Don't Call Them Dropouts: A virtual panel about "non-completers" and what it takes to raise graduation rates

Sep 30 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Free


Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education with a commitment to addressing the middle-skills gap in America, and America’s Promise Alliance, an alliance that works to improve outcomes for young people and increase graduation rates across the country, are hosting a virtual panel to address misperceptions surrounding high school dropouts or “non-completers” and find solutions to increase graduation rates on Sept. 30 at 1pm ET.

This virtual panel of experts from the education sector, titled “Don't Call Them Dropouts: A virtual panel about "non-completers" and what it takes to raise graduation rates” will discuss:

Who are “non-completers” and what's causing them to leave the system

The lived experience of young people who leave school without graduating

What is the impact on local communities, businesses, and post-secondary schools

What can be done to achieve the GradNation goal of a 90% high school graduation rate*

What school districts can do to keep students in the system and improve graduation rates

How post-secondary schools and businesses can contribute to the cause and benefit themselves