Education issues are always changing, responding to politics, society, and finances.  But keeping education a priority is paramount to ensuring success for our youth and economy.  High school dropouts are more likely to commit a crime, rely on government health care, and use other public services such as food stamps or housing assistance.  The U.S, could save between $7.9 and $10.8 billion annually by improving educational attainment among all recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, food stamps, and housing assistance.