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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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College and career ready, flexible time line

I heard a student debate this week on CBC The Current on whether high school should be optional. The pro side argued that teens should be free at the age of fourteen or so to consider many options besides or in addition to formal schooling, including internships, work, volunteering, travel, or personal scholarship. 1,379 more words


Springfield High School Dropouts

Like any firm believer, I believe Springfield has great potential to be a great city. All my other posts I constantly try to look on the positive side of Springfield and discuss the good things that this city does. 475 more words


Hillary Tells College Students: High School Dropouts Part of ‘Our Web of Responsibility’

Source: CNS News, by Penny Starr

Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told students at Georgetown University on Thursday that they should believe in not only their own potential but of those who may not have a high school diploma who are part of “our web of responsibility.” 114 more words

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