YOU CAN'T DROP OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL AND DROP INTO A JOB: Avoiding the Ocean of Economic and Social Instability

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AuthorHouse, Mar 17, 2011 - Education - 280 pages
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YOU CAN’T DROP OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL AND DROP INTO A GOOD JOB: • Explains why government makes teens go to school and pays for it • Includes motivating letters and messages of encouragement from President Obama, celebrities, 4th graders, millionaire teen entrepreneurs, philanthropists, business leaders, “drop-outs” who returned to graduate and other concerned accomplished Americans • Mentors from afar, but fi nger-tip close on dealing with diffi cult teachers, “internet” high schools, landing jobs, writing resumes & cover letters, starting a teen business, dealing with bullies, winning over stress and depression, dating, sexual temptation, chemical substance abuse, and much more. 1st lady Michelle Obama wrote David saying: ‘the President and I share your hopes and optimism for what lies ahead at this important moment in history, we encourage you to continue to engage yourself in fi nding ways to strengthen our country by serving the youth of your community.’ (August, 2010) Teens and parents who read this book will never have to say: “If only I had known!”
 

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Contents

A Letter From Your Author
9
Youre A Diamond in The Rough
41
Should You Stay or Should You Drop?
65
Bridging the Gap Between High School and Financial Stability
89
Learning to M O D E L Life
111
Avoiding Violence and Dealing with Sexual Tempta
135
Because it takes
153
Starting the School Year
203
Copping With and Protecting
223
Appendixes
241
Index
254
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