the dropout 1962

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dropping out means leaving a group for either practical reasons, necessities or disillusionment with the system from which the individual in question leaves. it is used in various contexts, including:
most commonly, it refers to a student quitting school before he or she graduates. it cannot always be ascertained that a student has dropped out, as he or she may stop attending without terminating enrollment. it is estimated 1.2 million students annually dropout of high school in the united states, where high school graduation rates rank 19th in the world. reasons are varied and may include: to find work, avoid bullying, family emergency, poor grades, depression, unexpected pregnancy, bad environment, lack of freedom, and boredom from lack of lessons relevant to the world of work. the silent epidemic: perspectives of high school dropouts by civic enterprises explores reasons students leave school without graduating. the consequences of dropping out of school are typically dire. students who drop out of school in the united states are more likely to be unemployed, homeless, receiving welfare and incarcerated. a four-year study in san francisco found that 94 percent of young murder victims were high school dropouts.
in the 1960s, "dropping out" was used to mean withdrawing from established society, especially because of disillusion with conventional values. it is a term commonly associated with the 1960s counterculture and with hippies and communes.
in clinical trials, participants may withdraw from the study, for example, due to adverse effects. this is also referred to as dropping out.

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the dropout 1962