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Madison County to Vote on Raising Dropout Age

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Updated: 4/11/2013 6:10 pm
The Madison County School District is considering raising its dropout age to 18.

The announcement comes shortly after lawmakers passed a bill allowing districts to make their own decisions on raising the drop out age. The first 57 school districts in the state to raise the dropout age will receive a $10,000 dollar state grant.

The school board is expected to vote on the possible change next week.
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