Teen pregnancies are rife with challenge. From the social, emotional and academic toll to the often tragic health risks.
Student Voices | American Graduate
NPT has been working with at risk students to learn what they see as the obstacles standing between them and high school graduation. Issues like skipping class, working long hours outside of school, destructive relationships, family problems and learning disabilities are just a few of the hurdles that stand between high school students and their diplomas. In these videos they describe their experiences and offer some first hand perspective on what it takes to get an education.
Working long hours at an after school job puts students at greater risk of dropping out.
Drugs made their way into Josh's life at an early age. Staying in school was a challenge ever since.