Graduation Rate Is "Bogus," Principal Says

Detroit's high school turnaround plan is questioned.

A bit of friendly argument about whether a state accountability system should bestow honors on a high school that graduates only half its students, even though its test scores rose impressively.

A Las Vegas high school is slated for honors as a "high-achieving turnaround school," even though it has a graduation rate of 55 percent.

School districts are requesting waivers to avoid offering Louisiana's new "career track" diploma.

A new report dissects the debate around ways to calculate the graduation rate.

High School Connections is now on Twitter.

The Alliance for Excellent Education says ESEA reauthorization is needed sooner rather than later.

A new report shows that 20 states now report their high school graduation rates using a common calculation: the four-year-cohort rate.

The guidelines for states applying for "Race to the Top" money suggest directions for high school policy.


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