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Bureau of Justice Statistics: High School Dropout Rates and Incarceration

A 2003 BJS study indicates that roughly 68% of state prison inmates had not received a high school diploma.

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Literacy Statistics Shed Light On a Child’s Potential Life Trajectory

2/3’s of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of the 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare.