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Frank Koughan

Frank Koughan appears in the following:

Dropping the Dropout Rate

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The dropout rate for at-risk students in American public high schools is staggeringly high, but that doesn't mean the situation is hopeless. The Takeaway looks at one school that's fo...

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"Dropout Nation"

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Every year, hundreds of thousands of American kids quit high school before they earn their diplomas, and Frank Koughan, writer/producer of Frontline’s documentary “Dropout Nation,” looks at what it takes to keep kids in high school. Frontline spent a semester inside Sharpstown High School in Houston, Texas, a once-notorious “dropout factory” to take a close look at students in crisis and the teachers, counselors, and principal struggling to get them to graduation day. “Dropout Nation” premieres September 25, at 9 pm on PBS.

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