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A Think Twice Review of:

The High Cost of High School Dropouts in Ohio

Think Twice - Mar 04, 2009

Publisher/Think Tank - The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions

Author(s) -

This report offers up “dropout recovery” charter schools as a solution to reduce Ohio’s dropout rates.

Reviewer(s) - Sherman Dorn, University of South Florida

In his review of this report, Dorn finds that the data the report relies upon is grossly exaggerated when compared to Ohio state data regarding the number of students graduating from charter schools. In addition, Dorn points out that the report ignores a large body of useful charter school research. He recommends that policymakers seek out well-researched scholarship on this topic and not rely upon this report.