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Retrieved October 25, 2010, from http://www.ncsl.org This website shows how important it is for American high schools to prepare their students for college, in order for America to compete in this 21st century knowledge-based world. The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) provides a number of statistics pertaining to high school graduation and drop out rates. The NCSL also gives a few specific solutions designed to improve high schools throughout the country. Pulliam, J.D. and Van Patten, J.J. (2007).