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The State of Education Illustrated

Thursday 07.07.2011 , Posted by
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One High School student drops out every 26 seconds. In the time it takes to watch one single episode of Glee, 138 students drop out. That’s the equivalent of the entire student cast plus half of McKinley High. Now, for those of you that don’t watch Glee, here are some more facts to ponder:

Dropouts are 8 times more likely to go to Prison, 50% less likely to vote, and not be eligible for 90% of jobs on the market.

This presentation was beautifully illustrated by the team at Online Education for the purpose of raising awareness on the raw facts of the issue of the US education system.

The State of Education
Via: OnlineEducation.net

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  1. Funny to see this post since watched Waiting for Superman a documentary that shows the state of the USA educational system and how some people are trying to change it.

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