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US High School Puts Minority Students on Career Path

Chris Simkins
Voice of America
May 14, 2012
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WASHINGTON - An educational study in the United States by the Alliance for Excellent Education says about 7,000 American students drop out of high school every school day.  Under-performing high schools also produce 58 percent of all African-American dropouts.  A  special high school in Washington is trying to reduce those numbers by keeping young African Americans in school and on a career path. Jakor Porter is like many other American teenagers. He has a passion for ...

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