Currently, only 70 percent of our high school students earn diplomas with their peers, and less than one-third of our high school students graduate prepared for success in a four-year college.
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Tragically, the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged Youth reported that one-quarter of our young people are at serious risk of not achieving productive adulthood.
Closing the gap for women entrepreneurs should be a priority for the federal government - and yet the Small Business Administration has failed in their promise to women business owners.
For too long, we financed our schools in a way that has systematically left large segments of our population behind.
Today's population of adolescents and young adults is the largest in our nation's history.
The privatization plan weakens Social Security and threatens our economic security by creating trillions of dollars in new debt.
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