Education Secretary: If You Don't Graduate High School, 'You're Basically Condemned to Poverty and Social Failure'
"If you have a high school diploma, there’s almost nothing for you."
1:39 PM, Aug 22, 2013 • By JERYL BIER
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, on Air Force One en route to New York for the president's education bus tour, had some strong words to say about the prospects of those who don't graduate from high school, and also about those who complete high school but do not go on to college. While answering a question about the cost of college and whether the administration might be exaggerating those costs, Duncan said [emphasis added]:
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