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The past year could result in a higher-than-usual dropout rate when districts open up full-time, in-person schooling.Growing up on screens: How a year lived online has changed our children|Heather Kelly|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
The self-taught college dropout used open-source information – such as data from social media, Google Maps, Google Earth – and help from a fellow community of fact-finding enthusiasts.
In his sixth novel, Lee records the adventures of this college dropout in a wild tale that moves coolly between satire and thriller.Chang-rae Lee’s ‘My Year Abroad,’ is a sweeping, twisty tale of love, family and hope|Frances Cha|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
Other variants that are not of concern also have that missing gene, and so it is not possible, without a full genomic sequence, to know if a dropout is actually a signal of the British variant.CDC foresees spread in U.S. of highly contagious coronavirus variant|Joel Achenbach, Ben Guarino|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
The shift to remote learning is resulting in “enormous dropouts and substantial learning losses” that will reduce the earning potential of a generation of students, the World Bank said in a recent report on South Asia.Schools in India have been closed since March. The costs to children are mounting.|Parth M.N., Joanna Slater, Niha Masih|December 30, 2020|Washington Post
He calls Kline the champion of for-profit colleges, which have a dropout rate “worse than celebrity rehab.”Bill Maher Wants You to Meet—and Beat—Republican John Kline|Eleanor Clift|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He plays Wallace, a twentysomething medical school dropout who falls for Chantry (Zoe Kazan), a capricious animator/artist.Daniel Radcliffe on Sex, ‘Harry Potter,’ and Complicated Relationships|Marlow Stern|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The engineering school dropout had sold corned beef to Africa and brokered some Brazilian diamonds with mixed success.The Rise And Fall Of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Steve Jobs is possibly the most famous college dropout and touted as our modern Thomas Edison.
On Wednesday's Late Show With David Letterman, Tom Brokaw dismissed Snowden as "a high school dropout who is a military washout."
The economy absorbed the majority of the dropout population.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for dropout
verb drop out (intr, adverb often foll by of)
Idioms and Phrases with dropout
Withdraw from participation in a group such as a school, club, or game; also, withdraw from society owing to disillusionment. For example, He couldn't afford the membership dues and had to drop out, or She planned to drop out from college for a year. [Late 1800s]