'Regular' schooling isn't preventing dropouts, but alternative education could. So what are we doing?

Turns out treating students like individuals instead of like products is better for graduation rates.

What if I told you that if America cuts the number of high school dropouts it currently has in half, its economy could be projected to net gain about $1 trillion over 10 years?

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According to economics experts Henry M. Levin and Cecilia E. Rouse and their calculations, that just might be right.

Half the dropouts equals $1 TRILLION net gain in America's...

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