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College scholarships and daycare shows a huge improvement to crime and graduation rates

Harris Rosen adopted a Florida neighborhood called Tangelo Park, cut the crime rate in half, and increased the high school graduation rate from 25% to 100% by giving everyone free daycare and all high school graduates scholarships. http://pegasus.ucf.edu/story/rosen/ Related articles U.S. crime rate rising, but fewer Americans believe it, says Gallup poll Harris Rosen Was…

Jobless Rate for Poor Black Teen Dropouts? Try 95 Percent | PBS

Andrew Sum:¬†Over half. If you’re a high school dropout you’re talking about 30 percent working. Among high school grads who graduated from high school in the last three years — we do a separate survey of them the fall after graduation — 45 percent of them held a job, the lowest in the last 50…

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