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Lack of a High School Diploma Hurts not just Individuals

The lack of a high school diploma hurts not just individuals ... but is costing the nation billions of dollars a year.

National Public Radio News
Steve Drummond
October 24, 2005

The lack of a high school diploma hurts not just individuals ... but is costing the nation billions of dollars a year. New research out today says the costs of inequality in education are staggering...No question, it would cost a lot to lower the high school dropout rate. But studies presented today at Columbia Universty conclude that NOT fixing the problem is costing much much more.

Published Friday, Mar. 10, 2006

Lack of a High School Diploma Hurts not just Individuals

National Public Radio News
Steve Drummond
October 24, 2005

The lack of a high school diploma hurts not just individuals ... but is costing the nation billions of dollars a year. New research out today says the costs of inequality in education are staggering...No question, it would cost a lot to lower the high school dropout rate. But studies presented today at Columbia Universty conclude that NOT fixing the problem is costing much much more.

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