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Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore say they're giving a harsh term to a harsh problem to try and help struggling schools.
The director of Roane County Schools says the researchers have branded two high schools in the system with an unfair label based on a faulty formula.
The truth depends on whose data you believe.
The study conducted by the Center for Social Organization of Schools at Johns Hopkins shows that 1,662 high schools in America are what they call "dropout factories."
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