Frontline: Dropout Nation

Frontline: Dropout Nation

     
 
Frontline looks at the stories of four at-risk students at Houston's Sharpstown High School, a once-notorious "dropout factory," and the teachers, counselors and principal who are trying to keep them in school. It's a tough task for reasons that often travel beyond school grounds. One attends school only to play football; another's mother is in and out of

Overview

Frontline looks at the stories of four at-risk students at Houston's Sharpstown High School, a once-notorious "dropout factory," and the teachers, counselors and principal who are trying to keep them in school. It's a tough task for reasons that often travel beyond school grounds. One attends school only to play football; another's mother is in and out of prison; the third, a young mother, often has no place to sleep at night; and the fourth, whose father was deported, works at night to help support his family. ~ Jeff Gemmill

Product Details

Release Date:
12/11/2012
UPC:
0841887018005
Original Release:
2012
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
2:00:00
Sales rank:
73,131

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Frontline: Dropout Nation
1. Intro [2:46]
2. "You Don't Give Up On Him" [9:29]
3. Big Dreams At Risk [8:37]
4. Apollo 20's Unique Approach [11:57]
5. "A Devastating Reality For A Kid." [13:27]
6. Marcus' Arrest [10:42]
7. Slipping [10:10]
8. Tight Budgets [13:34]
9. Leaver Codes [11:30]
10. Marcus Moves In [12:03]
11. Graduation Day [10:15]
12. Credits [:56]
13. Chapter 13 [:04]

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