Roughly 60,000 students in Georgia did not graduate from high school in 2011.
Every 26 seconds, a student drops out of high school in America.
The lost lifetime earnings for dropouts in the class of 2011 are $7.8 billion.
If Georgia’s dropouts had graduated, the annual state tax would have increased by $26 billion.
The United States death rate for those that do not have a high school education is 2.5 times higher than those that graduated high school.
Only 41% of African American males graduate from high school in the United States.