Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Dropout problem threatens America

"As the financial meltdown and economic slump hold the national spotlight, another potential crisis is on the horizon: a persistently high dropout rate that educators and mayors across the country say increases the threat to the country's strength and prosperity," Gary Fields reports today in The Wall Street Journal ('The High School Dropout's Economic Ripple Effect').

Policymakers should look to school choice as one option for addressing this problem.

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