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Survey Ranks Twin Cities High For College Attainment

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A new survey ranks Minneapolis-St. Paul near the top of the list of the nation’s most populous metro areas for college degree attainment among young adults. 138 more words

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NCAA Will No Longer Accept Credits Awarded by 24 K12 Virtual Charter Schools

The NCAA announced that it will no longer accept credits awarded by 24 virtual charter schools, all of which are operated by Michael Milken’s corporation K12. 385 more words

Education Reform

Mpls. Public Schools Open Black Male Initiative Office To Address Graduation Crisis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis Public Schools has one of the worst graduation rates for black males in the country. In response, the district is starting a Black Male Initiative office to address and correct the problem of low graduation rates. 332 more words

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More young Mormon women shelving education for mission trips

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah

Susan Madsen remembers how her six brothers each smiled upon returning from their two-year mission treks. 524 more words

VOICES FROM CAMPUS

NM invests to raise high school graduation rates

 New Mexico invests in new programs and raises curriculum standards to increase graduation rates. 

Katie Norris dropped out of high school when she was 16 years old. 703 more words

Dropout Rates

Moving from Worst to First: Creating the Madison Model

This past fall, the Wisconsin Council on Children & Families released its Race to Equity report on the state of racial disparities in Dane County, Wisconsin.   529 more words

Education

Transfers may cause graduation rates to go underreported

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Students who move to other universities may be causing graduation rates throughout the U.S. to go underreported, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. 377 more words

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