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What is the impact of the U.S. Dropout Crisis?

WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF THE U.S. DROPOUT 1 in 4 public school students Sources An America's Promise Alliance will drop out of high school report reported by C-Span; a 2010 Gallup Poll reported on by US News; CRISIS? 92% 70% Less than 6 in 10 graduate among African- American and Hispanic students. Students who think they will graduate National high school graduation rate Roughly /3 of students entering to According to the 2010 Gallup poll, 92% of students think that they will graduate high school, but the national graduation ninth grade each year will fo graduate from high school four years later rate is 70% Nearly 1.3 million students did not graduate high school in 2010 costing the nation over S337billion in lost lifetime earnings Almost half of African- American and Hispanic students who enter ninth grade will not graduate within four years Many reports have shown that high school dropouts can strain local economies. If the country was able to cut dropout rates for minority students in major cities in half the nation would save S2.3 BILLIONI cregte lincose tax revenues by $2.3 BILLION Cre eate lincrease tax revenues by $249.7 MILLION Online mentoring can curb our nation's dropout rate epidemic. Find out more at: in an average year 17,450 jobs f B @icouldbeorg

What is the impact of the U.S. Dropout Crisis?

shared by GeeGrl on Mar 28
We’ve put together an infographic with a collection of data and statistics on our country’s dropout crisis. Many people know that the U.S. educational system is in big trouble, but they don’t kn...



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