According to the website DoSomething.org:
The US high school graduation rate is now 19th in the world! (40 years ago, we were #1).
65% of US convicts are high school dropouts. Lack of education is one of the strongest predictors of criminal activity.
More than a quarter of all US high school freshmen fail to graduate from high school in four years.
Let's change these stats. We have to Do Something!