Dropout Statistics in the USA (2006)

 

  • Almost 1 out of 3 public high school students did not reach graduation in 2006.

  • About 67% of prison inmates in the US were high school dropouts.

  • Almost 50% of Latinos and African Americans did not graduate in 2006.

    • Therefore, race and other “risk factors” can be an indicator of identifying at-risk students.

 

Taken from http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1181646,00.html

 

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