But I was wrong.
Reporter Linda Lutton went out looking for some of
the kids who'd dropped out of school -- and found three of them: Where They Are.
Lutton puts herself in the story much more than most reporters would,
but it works -- you're out there with her, looking for these lost
And the reasons they're not in school are agonizingly mundane --
a beef with another student, a lost immunization form, the lure of
night-time dice playing.