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The High Cost of High School Dropouts
A new issue brief from the Alliance for Excellent Education estimates that if the high school students who dropped out of the Class of 2009 had graduated, the nation’s economy would have benefited from nearly $335 billion in additional income over the course of their lifetimes.
Board of Regents considers new actions to raise New York's graduation rates.
“There is no issue more important to the Regents than raising New York’s graduation rate for all students..."
- Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch
Governor's Summit on Student Engagement and Dropout Prevention
"Early and sustained intervention is integral to the success of students because the decision to leave school without graduating is not an instantaneous one, but rather a process that occurs over many years."
- Current Directions in Psychological Science