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HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATES
Education Standards Must Remain A Top Priority
President and CEO of the Urban League of Louisiana
A child’s zip code should never determine their ability to achieve their dreams—period. That’s why states like Louisiana
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Entire Graduating Class At Bronx High School Is Going To College
They all gave it the old college try – and it worked.
15 Times We Made Progress In 2015 On Issues That Matter Most
From improved Internet access to gay marriage rights, 2015 marked lots of steps in the right direction.
Graduation Rate Gap Between Black And White Students Is Closing In Most States
"This is a vital step toward readiness for success in college and careers for every student in this country."
Keeping Education Connected to National Service
CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service
With the help of national service, volunteerism, and social innovation, students are getting the extra boost they need to succeed in school and beyond.
Native Americans Battle Schools Over Graduation Feathers
Rich Students More Likely To Graduate High School Than Poor Students, But Some States Buck The Trend
A Rising Tide of Graduation Rates
On the first stepping-stone toward social mobility -- getting a high school diploma -- the nation continues to make progress, while serious challenges remain in some states and communities.
The Achievement Gap In High School Graduation Rates Appears To Be Narrowing
Big School, Small School
Writer-in-residence at The Education Trust
A new study of the small high schools that New York City opened in the last decade seems to have re-ignited a debate about whether small high schools are better for kids than large schools and whether it's possible to really measure which is better.
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Poverty The Strongest Factor In Whether High School Graduates Go To College
Make Today Your Day of Action
Stacey D. Stewart
U.S. President, United Way Worldwide
Today, the high school graduation rate in the United States is 81 percent, the highest ever recorded, and thanks in large part to people from all walks of life -- people just like you -- who are coming together to tackle the source, not just the symptoms, of core community challenges.
Never Giving Up and Graduating From High School
Our mission is to inspire and empower underserved youth
High School Dropout Rate: Solutions for Success
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.
Author of The Call to Teach and editor of The Edvocate, www.th...
20 Percent Of Teens Don't Graduate High School; Here's What Their Lives Are Like
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Teacher in district and charter schools in Chicago since 2004,...
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