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Published on Jun 2, 2007
The Dropout (Part 1) / Why Teenagers Drop Out Of High School; Uses case studies to show why teenagers drop out of high school. Explains that some have problems in school, need money, are socially isolated and wish to assume an adult role. This excellent 1962 film showed reasons why teenagers dropped out, why many of the schools failed such students, and how schools could be effective in helping such youngsters. Both parts 1 & 2(which make up the complete film)should be watched for continuity. Today, many strives have been made in public education (including the GED programs, but there is still a problem of dropouts- made worse when financial shortage takes away programs and services. Filmed in Los Angeles. Writer and producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Henwar Rodakiewicz.; Producer: Affiliated Film Producers; Creative Commons license: Public Domain