June 26, 2014

Study: Arizona dropouts costly to economy

Arizona Daily Star “‘Students who drop out of high school face poor prospects,’ Rothschild said. ‘They’re less likely to find a job, less likely to earn a living wage, more likely to need public assistance, more likely to have poor health and more likely to commit crime. We know there’s a cost to the students themselves from dropping out, but what the study shows is the cost to the community, and it is substantial.’” Read more…

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