Number of Dropouts in America

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How many dropouts are there in America?

About 6.2 million.

There are nearly 6.2 million dropouts in America in 2007. This is according to a report titled ‘ËœLeft Behind: The Nation’â„¢s Dropout Crisis’â„¢ published by the Center for Labor Market Studies in May 2009. The report defines dropouts as persons aged 16 to 24. 60.1% of this number represent men, 18.8% are black and 30.1% are Hispanic.

 

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