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Army misses diploma goal for recruits

Fewer than 83% have graduated from high school

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / October 20, 2008

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WASHINGTON - For the third year in a row, the Army fell significantly short of its goal for recruiting high school graduates. It was the latest sign that the military's largest branch is lowering education standards to meet quotas, possibly at the expense of the long-term health of the force. (Full article: 997 words)

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