Dropping out of high school linked to child abuse

Children who have been victims of violence are more likely to drop out of high school before graduation than their peers, according to a new study. One in five people in the United States drop out of high school before graduation, which decreases their lifetime earning potential by 20 percent. More than 30 percent of the survey sample were victims of violence before the age of 16….

Children who have been victims of violence are more likely to drop out of high school before graduation than their peers, according to a new study. One in five people in the United States drop out of high school before graduation, which decreases their lifetime earning potential by 20 percent. More than 30 percent of the survey sample were victims of violence before the age of 16….