A New America Foundation report argues that as states transition to the common core, high school exits exams should be eliminated or used differently.
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July 15, 2014
May 05, 2014
A week after new figures were released on historic high school graduation rates, experts consider what's next for making progress and the realities ahead.
April 16, 2014
Details and sample questions are released in advance of the spring 2016 roll out of the new redesigned SAT.
April 01, 2014
At Stapleton High School in Denver, 100 percent of seniors have been accepted to a four-year college--for the seventh consecutive year.
July 01, 2013
A review of 9th grade academies in Florida shows mixed results in the implementation phase.
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 19, 2012
AT&T will give $250 million to community programs and schools to support high school graduation and improve workplace readiness.
February 27, 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.