How are youth in your state?

Great organizations publish data on youth every year. Have you seen the numbers for your state? Check out the Children’s Defense Fund for 2011 figures for your state.

According to their data, each day in America:

  • 3,312 high school students drop out.*
  • 4,133 youth are arrested.
  • 4,717 babies are born to unmarried mothers.
  • 18,493 public school students are suspended.

*Based on calculations per school day (180 days of seven hours each).

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