ARTICLE | Preventing High School Drop-Outs by Using Early Warning Indicators
A crucial trend in today’s educational climate is rapidly and routinely identifying students in danger of failing to graduate on time, or, indeed, at all. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the national Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate (AFGR) for public high school students in 2011-2012 was 81%. While this is an improvement over the lows of the mid-1990s, educators remain —rightfully—concerned. Scantron Analytics' Early Warning System can help.