Does that surprise you? Why or why not.
That's bs jackie, I am a drop out and my home life was pretty stellar with parents involved in all aspects of my life. *I* have never been arrested , never commited a crime other then the lead foot i have sometimes lol. So don't lump all drop outs in the same category because in the end it makes you look like the ignorant one.
Answer by Mrs_Harsh at 4:47 PM on Oct. 17, 2011
No one lumped all dropouts together. It says 70% not 100% AND it's 70% of crimes are comitted by dropouts, not 70% of dropouts commit crimes. It's just as ignorant to be combative and defensive because you misinterpret a post.
Answer by UpSheRises at 8:53 AM on Oct. 18, 2011
The reasons that people drop out of highschool are often the same reasons they are unsuccessful in life. Poor impuls control, inadequate problem solving skills, and poor anger management. These things all lead to a lack of social skills, an essestial component of being a successful student or productive member of society.
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Answer by itsmesteph11 at 4:31 PM on Oct. 17, 2011
If it helps to know the OP isn't pulling stats out of the air, there's this recent story in FORBES:
It quotes multiple studies citing crime rates, earning potential and other non-flattering stats related to level of education. Mrs_Harsh, the stats nor the OP are saying ALL drop-outs fall into these categories. They are simply saying a majority when compared to graduates fall into those categories. You may be financially secure and an upstanding citizen - you would also not be the in the majority of this educational category.
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