• 'For Sake of All': Health affects school dropout rate

    In Health

    6:03 am on Wed, 09.25.13

    Michael Jordan probably had no idea of the trouble he was causing 7th graders who couldn’t afford the athlete’s overpriced sneakers.

    "Not wearing Jordans was when my problems really started," said Malik Avery, now 18. "In fact, I didn’t wear any designer outfits because I couldn’t afford  them. So I got picked on a lot.”

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    Data from the report