Campaign: Economic Development

Really prevent high school students from dropping out of school, using pay or discount.

Dropouts are expensive to the public education system and the state's economy. The best way to prevent high school dropouts is to start paying small amounts for academic satisfactory progress. The students most likely to drop out are also the ones most in need of money I believe. An alternative would be to compel major car insurance discounts for attendance in high school. A lot of students work primarily to support ...more »

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Campaign: Economic Development

Start Highschool 1/2 to 1 hour later in the morning.

Move school starting time up a half hour to a hour. Studies have shown that teens at this time of human development have their internal clocks shift forward (naturally stay up later in the evening) but still need the same amount of sleep, so starting the classes even a half hour later would be of great help. This will improve attendance (lower rates of kids saying there sick when they are just actually tired) and higher ...more »

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