A new report suggests the picture for dropouts is increasingly bleak in a society where demands for low-skill workers is plunging, reports the New York Times. On any given day, about one in every 10 young male high school dropouts is in jail or juvenile detention, compared with one in 35 young male high school graduates, according to the study. The picture is even bleaker for African-Americans, with nearly one in four young black male dropouts incarcerated or otherwise institutionalized on an average day, the study said. That compares with about one in 14 young, male, white, Asian, or Hispanic...

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