Dropping Out or Hanging In * SELF-QUIZZES, EXERCISES, & OTHER ACTIVITIES. Help at-risk students think through the consequences of leaving school before graduation. * LIFE EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES. Help students develop life goals, evaluate their interests and beliefs, and gain some decision-making skills. * SPECIAL ALTERNATIVES CHAPTER. Alerts students to alternative high schools, GED programs, and other options available to dropouts who decide to "drop in" later. * CONVERSATIONAL LANGUAGE. Easy for students to read and relate to as they work through the text.