Dropping out of school might seem like the easy way out for teenagers who feel buried by bad grades and personal problems.
But ditching out on school without a diploma passes along a multibillion-dollar burden to taxpayers, according to a report last week.
The California Dropout Research Project estimates that the teenagers who drop out of school in San Diego during an average year cost city taxpayers a total of more than $534 million over their lifetimes...
Sunday, April 12, 2009
This from the San Diego Union Tribune: