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Scandal Surrounds Houston's High School Dropout Rate

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Scandal Surrounds Houston's High School Dropout Rate

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Scandal Surrounds Houston's High School Dropout Rate

Scandal Surrounds Houston's High School Dropout Rate

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Authorities in Houston investigate the tracking of the dropout rate in Houston high schools. Some observers claim 42 percent of Houston's ninth-graders never make it to their high school graduations. School officials say the number is closer to 25 percent.

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