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High School Graduation Rate

The Education Practice That Is Costing Taxpayers Billions Of Dollars

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.02.2016 | Politics

During the 2011-2012 school year, nearly 3.5 million public school students were given an out-of-school suspension at least once. Of that number, 1.55...

American Kids Are Graduating From High School At Record Rates

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics

The U.S. high school graduation rate reached another record high in the 2013-14 school year, with teens graduating at 82 percent, the U.S. Department ...

U.S. High School Graduation Rate Reaches High Of 81 Percent

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

The U.S. high school graduation rate reached a new high of 81 percent for the 2012–2013 school year, according to data released Thursday by the Depa...

20 Percent Of Teens Don't Graduate High School; Here's What Their Lives Are Like

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

While the Department of Education touts research that American high schools have reached an 80 percent graduation rate, a new report out this week fro...

Rebecca Klein

Why Hundreds Of Students Were Featured On A Times Square Billboard | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.13.2013 | New York

On Wednesday, a prominent Times Square billboard featured pictures of people you wouldn't expect to see amid hanging advertisements for Broadway produ...

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America On Track To Make High School Graduation Goals For First Time | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

Despite the constantly gloomy rhetoric about the state of America's schools, U.S. students are steadily improving by at least one metric -- for the fi...

More Graduation Caps For Michigan High Schoolers

ABC News Radio | Kelly Knaub | Posted 04.16.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- High school graduation rates increased in Michigan last year, according to data released by the Michigan Center for Educational Pe...

Connecticut Schools Report Card Reveals Black-Latino Graduation Gap

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 02.17.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. Two-thirds of black students, but only half of Hispanics, graduated from Wilbur Cross Hig...

What If the 'Problem' Is Us?

Camika Royal, Ph.D. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Education
Camika Royal, Ph.D.

Students do what adults allow them to do. We set the parameters, which can be both a good thing and bad thing. When we get better, our students get better. My passion is for us to get better and do better.

Students In Small Public High Schools More Likely To Graduate

| Sarah Garland | Posted 03.27.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. You might have forgotten about the small schools movement amid all the ...

States' Data Obscure How Few Finish High School

New York Times | SAM DILLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When it comes to high school graduation rates, Mississippi keeps two sets of books. One team of statisticians working at the state education headquar...