The nonprofit group Education Leads Home analyzed data from 26 states and found that 64 percent of homeless students graduate from high school, compared to a national average of 77.6 percent for low-income students, and 84.1 percent for all students.
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February 14, 2019
February 04, 2019
A key coalition of civil rights groups is urging state education chiefs to continue to get community input on their plans and make sure students of color, among others, aren't being ignored.
January 23, 2019
Almost every state is rating schools in part on student growth in test-scores under the Every Student Succeeds Act. But that doesn't look the same everywhere, according to a new report.
January 07, 2019
States no longer have a specific deadline for getting information required by the Every Student Succeeds Act released to the public.
January 06, 2019
Sen. Lamar Alexander says his negotiations with President Barack Obama to get the Every Student Succeeds Act done provide a good guide for ending the stalemate.
December 26, 2018
Relive some of our most popular and engaging stories of the year about education spending, teachers, and a certain chat between Betsy DeVos and Lesley Stahl.
December 20, 2018
Attention state officials: Thinking about applying for the Every Student Succeeds Act's Innovative Assessment pilot? You don't have to pick just one exam for your test drive. But you do have to end up with a single test in the end.
December 20, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act allows up to seven states to try out new kinds of tests in a handful of districts before taking them statewide.
December 09, 2018
States are beginning to release lists of schools that need extra help under ESSA, and there's a particular group of schools that experts are watching closely: Additional Targeted Schools.
December 05, 2018
The Data Quality Campaign, a Washington-based advocacy organization, reported that 58 percent of parents said they had checked out their child's school report card in the past year.