Dropping Out http://redriverradio.org en American Radio Works: Preparing Kids for College http://redriverradio.org/post/american-radio-works-preparing-kids-college <p><strong>Airs Mondaym, September 17 at 8:00 pm.</strong>&nbsp; More people are going to college than ever before, but a lot of them aren't finishing. The problem is especially profound among low-income students. Only nine percent complete a bachelor's degree by age 24. Why are so many students quitting, and what leads a few to beat the odds and make it through? In this documentary, American RadioWorks correspondent Emily Hanford introduces us to young people trying to break into the middle class, teachers trying to increase their chances, and researchers investigating the nature of persistence. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Emily Hanford 17164 at http://redriverradio.org American Radio Works: Preparing Kids for College