Pitsco Education Star Academy plays role in state’s economic ambitions

DOUGLAS, Georgia (December 10, 2013) – Individuals who earn a high school diploma will make on average 50% to 100% more than those who do not, so it is no surprise that states looking to improve their economies often begin by addressing high school graduation rates. When this fact is combined with the knowledge that 66% of students who fail a grade eventually drop out of school, it is evident that truly effective dropout prevention starts before the high school years.

For this reason, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal traveled to Coffee County...

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