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3 Mar 2009
by Colin Greer
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Service and Transformation of Public Schools

In the United States, 30% of youth fail high school every year, and the vast majority come from poor communities and populations of color. We must acknowledge that this is a problem of proportions that cannot be solved with tests or scholarships alone. Only around 50% of African-American and Hispanic kids ever graduate. And nationwide,...