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Stat of the Day: On High School Dropouts




    Here's the most interesting education statistic of the day: About 100 of California's more than 2,000 high schools account for 40 percent of all high school dropouts.

    This appears in a fascinating Sacramento Bee story about efforts to address the dropout problems. In particular, the state is working on a data system that will make it easier to track individual students. But there have been delays.