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“More students are desiring to stay in the Macon area and they're connecting with opportunities that keep them here"

Nationally, the High School graduation rate is on the rise. Conversely, the dropout rate is on the decline. In Macon, the job market is presenting greater opportunities for college graduates, but few for kids who don't finish High School.

“More students are desiring to stay in the Macon area and they're connecting with opportunities that keep them here," said Mercer University’s director of career services Steve Brown.

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