In relation to the film Drop Out Nation, by P. B. S. Front line (available at https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/dropout-nation/)
The essay should address three questions number
1. Whos fault is it that the four students (Marco, Marcus, Lawrence, and Sparkle) did or did not succeed in high school? Some example responses could be their parents, the school, society in general, the students themselves etc.
2. Did the school do enough to help the students succeed?
3. In general, what is the role of government in educating urban often poor students like those seen in the film.