A new report shows that 20 states now report their high school graduation rates using a common calculation: the four-year-cohort rate.
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July 27, 2009
July 24, 2009
The guidelines for states applying for "Race to the Top" money suggest directions for high school policy.
July 23, 2009
A draft of the common "college and career ready standards" is circulating and getting a mix of reactions.
July 23, 2009
A new report shows that high school dropout factories are concentrated in 17 states.
July 20, 2009
"Multiple pathways" means different things in New York and in California.
July 17, 2009
Questions about the future of Chicago's High School Transformation initiative.
July 16, 2009
Arne Duncan joins Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick to announce proposed charter expansion. Will this offer any help for high schools?
July 15, 2009
The latest NAEP data show the racial achievement gap narrowing more among younger students than among older ones.
July 14, 2009
A new report suggests that the future jobs market will demand employees with vocational training and associate's degrees even more than those with bachelor's degrees.
May 18, 2009
The stakes for high school improvement are high. It's a tough nut to crack, but it's getting more attention than ever, which is why we are launching this new blog.