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The original reason for the school day being so long was to keep young people out of the wrokforce and keep them off the streets during the day.
In 2006 the "drop out"/push out rate was 43%.
You have the right to attend school until the age of 21.
You cannot be kicked out, expelled, suspended, or excluded due to behavior or cutting without a full hearing and chance to get school work and tests during the period of suspension.
If you leave school before turning 21, you give up your right to return to school.
If you have a disability you cannot be discharged from school without your parent's permission and other notices.
Schools can transfer you to a GED program or other schools without you or your parent's permission.
The population in prison has quadrupled since 1980.
Although African-Americans make up 12% of the population, African-Americans make up 44% of the population of those incarcerated.
In the US, the richest 1% own 38% of the wealth, and the richest 5% own half of the wealth.
The US is one of the two countries that have not ratified the convention on the rights of the child.