Shawn "Jay Z" Carter attends a press event to announce his Carnegie Hall performances to benefit the United Way and the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation, in New York, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
December 8, 2011 7:49:40 PM PST
NEW YORK (AP) - December 8, 2011 --
Jay-Z didn't graduate from high school, but he's encouraging others to value their education.