Out of High School, Into Real Life https://t.co/225bU5oYe3— LiberalTexasDem (@LiberalTexasDem) June 23, 2017
The high school gym swirled with blue-and-white graduation gowns and glittering dreams. Some seniors had won university scholarships. Others were counting on springboarding from community college to a four-year degree. But for a good number of the 18-year-olds here and at graduations across the country, there was no golden ticket to higher education. This was it for teachers and books: a hard-won diploma, a handshake from the principal, a walk offstage and into real life. What kind of American dream lies ahead?
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