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Dropout rate relates to crime rate

September 21, 2013
Dr. Heather Biola - Kump Corner , The Inter-Mountain

"A 5 percent increase in the high school graduation rate among males in West Virginia could save $100 million each year in crime-related costs as well as boost the state's economy according to a national policy group." The Charleston Gazette (Sept. 17, 2013) said these figures are based on a study by the Alliance for Excellent Education in Washington, D.C., under the leadership of former West Virginia Governor Bob Wise.



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