A review of 9th grade academies in Florida shows mixed results in the implementation phase.
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May 20, 2013
Best practices for addressing the high school dropout problem are incorporated in a new online guide from Grad Nation.
April 22, 2013
High school redesign efforts ramp up with a federal spotlight on issues and a proposed competitive-grant program aimed at STEM innovation.
April 04, 2013
The campaign plans to hold 100 meetings over the next four years to discuss improving high school graduation rates.
March 17, 2012
AT&T will give $250 million to community programs and schools to support high school graduation and improve workplace readiness.
February 23, 2012
Early high school graduation is encouraged in some states with scholarship incentives. Join an online chat on the concept Monday Feb 27 at 1 p.m.
February 02, 2012
New article from the American Educational Research Journal finds student who take more rigorous courses in high school are more likely to graduate and succeed in college.
December 13, 2011
While more Americans are getting college degrees every year, the pace of progress is slower than many have hoped. A new report from the College Board shows 41.1 percent of adults ages 25 to 34 have an associate degree or higher, up from 38.1 percent in 2000. At this rate, the completion rate will ...
December 06, 2011
Your odds of going to college and finishing are much greater if you are a woman and from a family with money. While not particularly a news flash to many, a study by University of Michigan researchers traces these trends back more than 70 years and documents growing gaps in attainment by income and ...
December 02, 2011
While every state now has the ability to use data to guide education policy decisions, the reality is many don't still take advantage of it. The latest snapshot of state-by-state progress on information sharing, Data for Action 2011, was released yesterday by the Data Quality Campaign, a national c...