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"If you drop out of high school, how many good jobs are there out there for you? None. That wasn't true 10 or 15 years ago," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said while discussing the national increase in high school graduation rates. (Associated Press)
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"If you drop out of high school, how many good jobs are there out there for you? None. That wasn't true 10 or 15 years ago," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said while discussing the national increase in high school graduation rates. (Associated Press)

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