Potential Economic Impacts of Improved Education (Updated October 2009)
The economic impact fact sheet helps policymakers and the public understand the extent of the economic costs to society of an educational system that serves so many students poorly and fails to graduate over 1.2 million students every year. It also provides an overview of the potential economic benefits that a state could enjoy were it to invest in a high school system that prepares all high school students for graduation and success after high school.
To access the state economic fact sheet for your state or the District of Columbia, click on it in the list below. National data is also available.
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