A report released by the Schott Foundation for Public Education called for more action to address the disparity in graduation rates, academic achievement, and other factors such as out-of-school suspensions in the nation's public schools.
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February 11, 2015
February 03, 2015
The Oakland, Calif., school district's effort to boost the grades and graduation rates of black male students offers a model for school districts around the country, the first independent analysis of the program concludes.
November 26, 2014
Among different special education categories, emotionally disturbed students are at highest risk of dropping out, according to a study of 41,000 Utah students.
October 31, 2014
Rural high schools in New York with higher than average graduation rates tend to utilize partnerships, data, remediation, and dropout prevention strategies.
October 21, 2014
During the 2010-11 school year, about 59 percent of rural high school graduates enrolled in college, compared to 55 percent of their urban peers.
September 23, 2014
The internal audit unit of the Dallas Independent School District has expanded the scope of an investigation into the district's rapid increase in graduation rates amid charges that the district violated state law by giving diplomas to students who were chronically absent.
August 06, 2014
A 2012 California law requires changes to its Academic Performance Index by 2015. What's the progress and what are lingering challenges?
July 28, 2014
The mobile units will allow residents to take high school equivalency exams in rural areas.
June 12, 2014
YES Prep Public Schools, a Houston-based charter network, is looking to further boost its graduates' college-completion rates by refocusing its approaches and strategies.
June 12, 2014
Small rural and alternative schools in Alaska will soon be rated with a different formula than that which is used for other schools