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Former Prison Inmate Addresses Now Graduating High School Dropouts In Camden

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An ex-offender spoke to some now graduating high school kids in Camden on Friday about making good choices in life.

Packed inside the The Salvation Army Kroc Center auditorium, 36 former high school dropouts graduated through a program called Camelot Excel Academy. 128 more words


11 Successful People Who Dropped Out of High School

More than 1.3 million students drop out of high school every year in the U.S., making them ineligible for 90% of jobs in America, according to DoSomething.org… 1,276 more words

Fewer Applicants For High School Equivalency Test

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – In our rapidly moving technological world where education is so necessary in everyday living and the world of work, fewer people without a high school degree are choosing to take a high school equivalency test, most often the GED, which dropped 50% of applicants in 2014. 110 more words

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