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Nearly 40 percent of public high school students in America fail to graduate. For some c minorities, the number is even higher: nearly 50 percent of African-Americans, Hispanics, and American Indians drop out before graduating (The Silent Epidemic: Perspectives of High School Dropouts, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, March 2006). 0

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(Committee on Reducing Attrition in Education, Singapore Ministry of Education, Oct. 2006)

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Hispanics and 17 percent of low income students were proficient in math (National Assessment of Educational Progress 2007). Some three decades ago, in 1973, 78 percent of the students attending the nation’s public schools were white and 22 percent were minorities, a category including African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians and Pacific Islanders, and “other,” according to Education Department statistics. In 2004, the last year for which numbers were available, 57 percent of all public school students were white, while 43 percent were minorities (New York Times, Aug. 27, 2006).