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High school dropout rate: 24 percent

Original post made on Jul 17, 2008

In the last school year, nearly a quarter of California's public high school students dropped out before graduating, according to data released Wednesday by the California Department of Education.


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Posted by Brian
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jul 17, 2008 at 12:37 pm

This report isn't a surprise, it's just a confirmation of the horrible failure of secondary education in the state. The public education system is failing a quarter of its students, and it's shameful.


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Posted by HOT MAMMA
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jul 18, 2008 at 4:41 pm

THATS ALL TRUE I MEAM STUDENTS WOULD HAVE A CAREER AND A FUTURE AHEAD