lol...... i find this funny.
im 17 , got kicked out of high school in yr 10 , i work in between 30 - 35 hrs a week as a fruit n veg manager . and currently seeking a apprentiship in something...
in australia if ur a drop out.. at high school you dont need! any grades to become a qualified [Eg. Brick Layer , Roof Tyler , Auto Electrian , Electrian , Mechanic ...... there are over 2000 trades in australia and need ppl to drive these careers into the future... and the government will pay the fee's for you to get your liceansed paper to finish these trades. these trades pay between [ 25$ an hour to 70$ an hour ] once ur full qualifed
Go to TAFE.. if needed
or TRADE SCHOOL
america's schooling system sounds to fucked up :S