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Dropping Back In: Complicated Lives

Dropping Back In: Complicated Lives

Why does it take many dropouts years to attain a high school equivalency? Why do so many former dropouts struggle in college? The challenges faced by many go far beyond academics. Featured programs include Academy of Hope in Washington, DC, a community-based program that works with inner city adults, and Enemy Swim Day School in South Dakota, where children and parents learn together. Tricia Amos
Season 1 Episode 3 Length 26:43 Premiere: 10/05/14

Dropping Back In: Complicated Lives

Challenges for many dropouts go far beyond academics

Why does it take many dropouts years to attain a high school equivalency? Why do so many former dropouts struggle in college? The challenges faced by many go far beyond academics. Featured programs include Academy of Hope in Washington, DC, a community-based program that works with inner city adults, and Enemy Swim Day School in South Dakota, where children and parents learn together. Tricia Amos, a member of the Dakota Sioux tribe, tells her story.

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Dropping Back In

About Dropping Back In

These half-hour documentary-style programs outline the huge personal and societal costs of dropping out of school and feature the innovative solutions making a difference in people's lives.

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Season 1 Episodes

Dropping Back In: Working for the Future

S1 E4 Length 26:41 Premiere Date 10/12/14

Dropping Back In: Complicated Lives

S1 E3 Length 26:43 Premiere Date 10/05/14

Dropping Back In: More Than a Statistic

S1 E2 Length 26:41 Premiere Date 11/06/14

Dropping Back In: Second Chances

S1 E1 Length 26:41 Premiere Date 10/01/14

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