While his classmates were working on their math, Beto was working to put food on his family’s table. More than 7,000 kids drop out of school every day. Beto dropped back in to a real future.

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    Sex education doesn’t always happen in the classroom. Tanja became a single mother at 16, joining the 1.2 million kids who drop out every year. Zero got her back in school—and her life back on track.

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    It’s hard to do homework when “home” is a different place every month. Only 33% of U.S. foster children graduate from high school—but Kimi beat the odds, going on to become a guidance counselor.

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January 13, 2013

Getting to Zero – Gaston County Schools, NC

Zero Dropouts would like to recognize Gaston County Schools as a Getting to Zero School District – almost half way there to reaching the goal of having zero dropouts in their school district. Congratulations to Gaston County Schools in North

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December 31, 2012

Dropout Reduction over 5 years in Colorado

The state of Colorado has amazingly reduced its raw annual dropout numbers by 29% from 18,031 to 12,744 over the five year period from school years 2005-2006 to 2010-2011.  This is right on track with addressing previous Governor Bill Ritter’s

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September 22, 2012

Here’s to the Crazy Ones

Embarking on any new journey, it is essential to find inspiration.  Steve Jobs, Apple and this Think Different commercial are some of the things that inspire me to keep going in the face of challenges and barriers.  It may have

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