Stats That Stick: December 22, 2010
December 22, 2010 07:59 pm
It’s estimated there are 37 million Americans who have some college credits under their belt, but no diploma hanging on their wall.
–Mankato Free Press
About 13 percent of children in the United States change schools four or more times before enrolling in high school, and job loss, home foreclosures, and homelessness may be driving up student mobility as Americans move in search of employment or affordable housing. –U.S. Government Accountability Office
Twenty-eight states required high school exit exams in the 2009-10 school year (up from 26 in 2009), and public schools in those states enroll 83 percent of the nation’s students of color and more than three-quarters of the country’s low-income pupils. –Center on Education Policy
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