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School breaks are being used for credit recovery

September 28, 2018

Credit recovery programs are designed to help address the high school dropout rate. The issue is considered a societal one because high school dropouts earn an average of $9,200 less per year than high school graduates and are more likely to unemployed. Credit recovery is becoming a popular option for meeting high school requirements. According to the American Enterprise Institute, roughly three out of four high schools in the U.S. now offer credit recovery programs and about 6% of high school students participate in them.

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