September 20, 2012

Dropout Facts from American Graduate

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American Graduate, an initiative supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, has published some telling facts about dropouts in the United States. Did you know:

— One in four high students drops out each year

— High school graduates are more likely to be employed, earn more, are healthier, and are less likely to be involved in criminal activity

Read the facts on the American Graduate website and learn more about why the D2 Center is here, helping students in our community get back on track towards that increasingly-important high school diploma.

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Carolyn Miller is one of the directors of the D2 Center. She is a graduate of Omaha Northwest High School and the University of Iowa. Carolyn has been with the D2 Center since 2010.

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