To those readers who are attacking the school, maybe the problem lies with the parents. Did anyone ever wonder what parent in their right mind would allow their child to drop out? What parent does not get their child the adequate help they need so they are successful in life? Maybe as a parents it is time we start to take responsibility for our children and their education or lack there of in this case. I remember my step-daughter’s pre-k lottery. I went to the meeting and was horrified to find parents who were cursing and one was even intoxicated. I have gone to other school events and waited for her in the parking to return from school trips. Several parents are out there acting worse than teenagers. So stop blaming the schools for all the issues our youth have. Look at their parents.