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High School Graduation Rate

Rebecca Klein

Why Hundreds Of Students Were Featured On A Times Square Billboard

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Joy Resmovits

America On Track To Make High School Graduation Goals For First Time

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Black Males Will Need 50 Years To Catch Up To White Graduation Rate

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON -- More than half the young black men who graduated high school in 2010 earned their diploma in four years, an improved graduation rate tha...

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...