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Dobbs Tonight - CNN - March 24
Robert Balfanz, Johns Hopkins: The harsh reality in 21st Century America where a
high school diploma is universally recognized, there are schools
where, routinely, half the students do not graduate.
Casey Wian: The study found that L.A.'s Jefferson High
School only graduated 32% of its students. The principal said
many students are poorly prepared entering high school, plus
the neighborhood is violent.
Norm Morrow: The obstacle of living in a community where
you have to look over your shoulder all the time.
Casey Wian: One panelist estimates one year of California
dropouts costs the economy $14 billion and adds 1,225 prison