Dropouts vs. Grads


One student a minute, 71 an hour, 1,700 a day — more than a million teens drop out of high school each year in the United States. What many don’t realize is how drastically their income will be affected out in the real world without that high school diploma. And if earning potential doesn’t convince you to stay in school, consider that dropouts face some pretty severe consequences to their health and well-being too. Just take our quiz and explore the videos below to learn more.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor

Dropouts vs. Grads

Find out the stats on what it means to be a grad or a dropout.


A California program is working to turn near-dropouts into graduates.


A New Jersey program is giving kids who dropped out of school a second chance.


There's no age limit at this Texas school that's helping kids graduate.


One Chicago school is fighting back against "Dropout Factories"

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