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While financial reasons are often cited as the number one reason students don’t attend college, a more pervasive problem is college dropout rates.
More and more often, teachers are reporting that their pupils seem unhappy, unmotivated and disinterested. Changing curriculum, changing teaching methods and even altering the subjects being taught hasn’t had much of an impact on this trend – so what is causing students to be miserable in school?
With high school dropout rates reaching 8.1 percent in 2014, and college drop out rates even worse only 70 percent of college freshmen continuing on to their second year, there seems to be a problem with motivation among America’s student populations.