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April 27, 2015

New Case Study Unpacks Boston's Success at Stemming High School Dropout Rate

The Rennie Center presents a case study on how Boston cut its high school dropout rate in half from 2004 to 2014.

January 22, 2015

Testing Volume Down With Rollout of New High School Equivalency Exams

With three new high school equivalency exams on the market - GED, HiSET, and TASC - fewer students took and passed the exams in 2014 than in previous years.

June 11, 2013

Attending College, Even Without Finishing, Yields Economic Benefits

Students who complete some college, but fall short of a degree, earn about $100,000 more over a lifetime.

May 23, 2013

College Completion Linked to Job Success and Increasing Debt

Young adults with increasingly higher levels of education are faring better in the job market, but are racking up more debt, according to a new federal report.

May 20, 2013

Free Toolkit Provides Help in Addressing High School Dropouts

Best practices for addressing the high school dropout problem are incorporated in a new online guide from Grad Nation.

April 11, 2013

Budget Reaction From Secondary and Higher Ed.

Reaction to the administration's 2014 budget proposal encouraging from high school and college education community, but realistic about the chances for passage.

November 14, 2012

Why High School Students Drop Out and Efforts to Re-Engage

New survey cites lack of support and parenthood as top reasons for high school students dropping out; dropout-recovery programs try innovative approaches to attracting students back to education.



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