Persuasive Essay On High School Failure

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According to a Pew Research Center study, individuals with only a high school diploma earn about 62 percent of what those with a 4-year degree earn. Back in 1979, those only with a high school diploma only earned 79 percent of what college graduates were making. These percentages are alarming but it is not because graduates are earning that much more. It is also because incomes and economic opportunities for those only with a high school diploma have collapsed. The job market has been lousy in the past few years. Around 42 percent of recent graduates are currently in jobs that require less than a four-year education. Forty one percent of college graduates were unable to locate jobs in their chosen field. Of those graduates, around half
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