Never looking back – New Jersey students leaving state at alarming rate, report says

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A report says nearly half of high school seniors in New Jersey head out-of-state for college -- and many of them never return.

"New Jersey Business and Industry" took a look at graduating seniors.

According to the report, 43% of New Jersey's first time college students head out of state for their education.

The report says 60% of the people who leave New Jersey are between the ages of 18 and 24.

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