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Yahoo / Tumblr Deal Renews Debate Over Techie Dropouts

t’s one thing to say tech geniuses don’t need degrees. After all, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg all dropped out of college. But now we’ve got David Karp, who doesn’t even have a high school diploma. Karp, 26, founded Tumblr, the online blogging forum, and sold it to Yahoo for $1.1 billion.

05/20/2013

(CBS)

California Dropout Rate Reaches Nearly 20 Percent

The numbers are even worse in Oakland, where 37 percent of students were found to have dropped out before graduating.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/12/2011

(CBS)

Bay Area Figures Startling In Latest High School Dropout Report

A new state report showed that California public high school students were graduating at a higher rate, but more students also were dropping out.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/07/2010

San Francisco City College (CBS)

Study Finds Most California 2-Year College Students Never Finish

A new study finds that most students seeking degrees at California’s community colleges never get them.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

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