A lot of people know that the American educational system is in trouble. The question do you know how this will affect their economy, their society, and their students. It’s shocking actually. Take a look
- In eleven states, the graduation rate is around ninety percent for white students, but you can find no state where the same number is true for non-white students.
- The average U.S. graduation rate for Hispanic and African-American students is less than 68 percent.
- If in 2015 the average graduation rate would have been 90 percent, the American GDP would have grown by $7.1 billion.
- People who hold a high school diploma will less like be unemployed, have better jobs, make higher taxable incomes, and will less need social services.
Therefore the company I work for, Covcell.com offered GED Prep scholarships, and the company has done that before. In March 2014, we offered 20 people an online preparation for GED exam totally free. We got so many applications, there are plenty of people who want to learn and look for available help. This is our contribution to fight the US dropout crisis. (more…)