Education Facts

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Actor Mark Wahlberg, a school dropout, got his High School Diploma at 42, as an example for his kids.

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If a student at MIT completes archery, pistol shooting, sailing, and fencing, they are awarded a Pirate Certificate.

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For more than ten hours a day, Chinese children study.

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Every day and not just once a day) schools in China practice warm-ups and do a general lineup.

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53 percent of the out-of-school children in the world are girls and 2/3 of the world's illiterate people are women.

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An EMO, or charter chain school, is involved in approximately 35 percent of charter schools.

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Many states allow public schools, if they wish to move to charter schools.

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As of 2016, 33 states allow charter schools, by using taxpayer funds, to be run for profit.

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Almost 15% of children in Arizona attend charter school, far more than in any other state.

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Charter schools do not charge enrollment because they are state-funded.

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