New Texas grad rules could backfire, some say.
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August 12, 2009
August 11, 2009
College readiness buzz persists into the heat of August.
August 10, 2009
Texas proposes a workplace ban on hiring high school dropouts.
August 05, 2009
Graduation Rate Is "Bogus," Principal Says
August 04, 2009
Detroit's high school turnaround plan is questioned.
August 03, 2009
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.
July 29, 2009
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.
July 28, 2009
The Alliance for Excellent Education says ESEA reauthorization is needed sooner rather than later.
July 24, 2009
The guidelines for states applying for "Race to the Top" money suggest directions for high school policy.
July 22, 2009
A group representing middle and high schools urges support for more money in Title I school improvement grants and a requirement that 40 percent go to those schools.