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May 12, 2015

Graduation Rates on Track, But Gaps Persist

A new report by GradNation reveals that although gaps persist, the nation is on track to reach an on-time high school graduation rate of 90 percent by 2020. The graduation rate reached an all-time high of 81.4 percent in 2013, the latest year data is available.

February 10, 2015

'Future Ready' Ed-Tech Summits for District Leaders Set to Begin

The U.S. Department of Education is kicking off a series of "Regional Future Ready Summits" to help school district leaders develop digital learning plans.

January 12, 2015

Big Ideas Provide Big Opportunities for Teachers' Unions

California's teacher unions face an unprecedented, but short window, of opportunity to reshape instruction and teacher evaluation. Will they seize it?

September 29, 2014

Ed. Businesses Asked to Help Schools Plan for Tech. Transformation

Districts are at a pivotal point in their readiness to transform classrooms with the use of technology, hundreds of education companies heard today at the opening session of EdNET 2014 in Baltimore.

September 16, 2014

How Effective Is Technology With At-Risk Students?

A recent report released by the Alliance for Excellent Education and Stanford University focuses on how effective technology is when it comes to at-risk students.

April 28, 2014

High School Graduation Rate Tops 80 Percent, Report Finds

The fifth annual GradNation reports shows new milestone in high school graduate rates, with 81 percent of students finishing in 2012, compared to 71 percent in 2001.

August 21, 2013

Defending the Common Core

One of the organizations that strongly backs the Common Core State Standards takes on some of the flash points in the debate about them.

May 03, 2013

School Leadership Key to College and Career Readiness

Principals honored for their reform efforts in middle schools and high schools speak about the transition to college and career readiness standards.

March 19, 2013

New MOOC Offers Technology Training for K-12 Administrators

Two education organizations are staging a massive open online course for educators, or MOOC, to train K-12 administrators how to use technology to improve schools.

February 25, 2013

Graduation Rates: Southern States See Biggest Improvements

A new report on graduation rates in the states showed overall progress for Southern states but lingering gaps based on race.

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