Report aired November 8, 2011
Over the next 18 months, the NewsHour is joining with other public media to examine consequences and solutions. The series is called the American Graduate Project.
More than 100 teachers were invited to a town hall at Nine Network, our PBS station in St. Louis, to talk about the challenges they face in the classroom. View this powerful segment.
Watch St. Louis Teachers Voices Struggles Over Dropouts on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.
Video: St. Louis Teacher Town Hall Segment on PBS NewsHour 9 November,2011