Education

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DID YOU KNOW –

  • Every year, over 1.2 million students drop out of high school in the United States alone…one student every 26 seconds – or 7,000 a day
  • About 25% of high school freshmen fail to graduate from high school on time
  • The U.S., which had some of the highest graduation rates of any developed country, now ranks 22nd out of 27 developed countries
  • In 2010, 71.4% of Latino students received their diploma, however Asian-American and white students are still far more likely to graduate than Latino & African-American students

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES TO CONSIDER –

  • Volunteer at a nonprofit organization working to better education
  • Create Your Own Service Project

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