Tag: Drop outs

Cost of Each Class of AZ Drop Outs? $7.6 Billion in Lost Economic Activity…

| June 30, 2014
Cost of Each Class of AZ Drop Outs?  $7.6 Billion in Lost Economic Activity…

Mayor Greg Stanton and several Valley mayors released THIS RESEARCH REPORT today, which measured the economic impact of high school dropouts in Arizona. Key takeaways from the study include: ·     Each Arizona high school dropout results in a $421,280 loss in economic activity over his or her lifetime.  This figure includes lost earnings, increased health care and […]

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Arizona Summit Calls for Getting ‘Disconnected Youth’ Back to School – a MUST READ

| May 14, 2014
Arizona Summit Calls for Getting ‘Disconnected Youth’ Back to School – a MUST READ

The cycle of civic and social problems that start when teens drop out of high school and fail to get jobs caught the attention of Arizona civic, business, foundation and education leaders, in part because of a recent national report that identified Phoenix as having one of the highest rates of such disconnected youth in […]

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