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West, who dropped out of Chicago University where his late mother, Donda West, served as an English professor, is fighting to lower the alarming high school dropout rates.
“High School is mandatory for you to get the basic skills, but anything you have to pay for is a choice,” says West of his decision to leave Chicago University after a year and a half of enrollment.
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