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POOR ECONOMY CONTINUES TO DISPROPORTIONATELY AFFECT HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS: BLS Finds that Over 55 Percent of Recent High School Dropouts Are Unemployed Article

May 03, 2010

Between October 2008 and October 2009, the unemployment rate for recent high school dropouts was 55.1 percent, compared with 35.0 percent for recent high school graduates not enrolled in college, according to an April 27 news release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

OBAMA RELEASES FY 2011 BUDGET: Obama’s 7.5 Percent Increase for Education Programs Signals Commitment to Reauthorize ESEA Article

February 08, 2010

In a State of the Union address that was heavily focused on the economy and creating jobs, President Obama called for greater investments in education and a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently known as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

“BEST ECONOMIC STIMULUS IS A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA”: New Alliance Study Finds Lowering the High School Dropout Rate Boosts Job Creation, Home Ownership, Automobile Sales, and Economic Growth Article

January 25, 2010

Cutting the dropout rate in half in the nation’s fifty largest cities will result in a significant increase in job growth, home ownership, and automobile sales, among other economic benefits, according to a new study from the Alliance for Excellent Education.

THE HIGH COST OF LOW EDUCATIONAL PERFORMANCE: New OECD Report Finds that 25 Point Increase in PISA Scores Could Lead to $40.6 Trillion Increase in United States’s GDP Article

January 25, 2010

Relatively small improvements in students’ educational performance can have large impacts on a nation’s future economic well-being, according to a new international study from the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).

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