Richland Library Tackles High School Dropout Rate

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| By Gale Staff |

In South Carolina, more than 570,000 people do not have a high school diploma. Richland Library is changing that by offering residents Career Online High School (COHS), an accredited program to help adults earn their diplomas.

Diane Luccy, Business and Careers Manager at Richland Library, speaks to the importance of a diploma:

“The important thing to remember is there are some jobs that, if you don’t have a high school diploma, you will not even be considered for that opportunity.”

Since its launch in November 2018, 200 people have taken the self-assessment at Richland Library with 23 currently enrolled and graduating this fall. Read more about Richland Library’s success >>