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A Promise Worth Keeping: Advancing the High School Graduation Rate in Philadelphia

Graduating from high school is a critical milestone for youth achieving a successful transition to adulthood. Youth without high school diplomas often face few job options, low annual incomes, and poor health outcomes. High dropout rates within a community are related to higher poverty and crime rates, less tax revenue, and more money and resources spent on social services. 

Published: May 2015
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