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Future of Job Market Predicted to Need Post-Secondary Training

August 19, 2012

At the end of her eighth grade year, Gaby Tellez changed her focus. When she started eighth grade her report card was chalk-full of Fs. She soon realized she had the opportunity to graduate high school and attend college.

While Idaho graduation rates are high, it ranks a dismal 40th in students who make it through college. The culture in Canyon County needs to change, local principals say, because a high school diploma doesn’t cut it any longer.

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