Describe the significance of declining academic standards in combination with dropout rates. Provide examples of what can be done to improve the school system.
Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
Macionis, J. J. (2008). Society: the basics (10th ed., Annotated instructor’s ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall.