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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

COLLEGE CHOICE

State-by-State Breakdown of Graduation Rates

According to a new study by the National Student Clearinghouse, the overall six-year completion rate for first-time degree-seeking college students who first enrolled in 2007 was 56.1 percent.

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Bill Gates' Sobering 2009 Speech to Legislators

On March 13, 2014, Bill Gates had dinner with 80 senators and other elected officials. Given his keynote the following day to members of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), make no mistake that Gates used his time with the senators and other officials to push the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). 1,011 more words

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