NBER Says It's The Parents!

In a new report out by the National Bureau of Economic Research, they say this about our poor graduation rates and from where the problem may stem:
The origins of this dropout problem have yet to be fully investigated. Evidence suggests a powerful role for the family in shaping educational and adult outcomes. A growing proportion of American children are being raised in disadvantaged families. This trend promises to reduce productivity and promote inequality in the America of tomorrow. [emphasis mine]
Now who do we blame? Dammit.

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