*Source of chart: Dillon, Sam. Study Finds High Rate of Imprisonment Among Dropouts. New York Times, Oct. 8, 2009.
According to Andrew Sum, Director of the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern, being a dropout in 21st century America is one of the country’s costliest problems.
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Labels: cost-benefit ratio, high school dropout
I agree with Katie Couric
that one story that hasn't been told is the impact of the recession on children and youth -- not just current struggles, but implications for the future.
Research by the Economic Policy Institute
indicates the recessions create long-term hardships for children and families
, putting children's futures at great risk.
Labels: economic crisis, recession