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  1. Apr 2015
    1. States can raise the graduation rate even further by focusing on low-income students and students with disabilities, the Washington Post reported. In Texas, where the graduation rate of low-income students is relatively high at 85 percent, school districts receive financial incentives for getting dropouts back into school.

      The fact that states have the ability to help more people graduate high school and give them a chance to be successful is great. I mean it really means a lot to make a difference in someone's life especially if they're a person who really needs help and guidance to do the right thing for themselves.

    2. What is the Value of a High School Diploma?

      I think that a high school diploma is extremely valuable, because without a diploma, you won't be able to get into college, which is a major part of someone's life. This is because, college decides how successful someone will be in the future and also determines, what type of job they can attain.