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How "Reformers" Lie About Graduation Rates

I did not write the following post. It was written by a high-level official at the New York City Department of Education who–for obvious reasons–requires anonymity. 1,220 more words


Nationwide graduation rate tops 80%, Jennifer DePaoli of Civic Enterprises reports

For the first time in US history, the nation’s high school graduation rate has skyrocketed past 80% according to the 2014 Building a Grad Nation released by Civic Enterprises, a research organization that writes policy briefs and in depth reports on a wide variety of issues. 91 more words

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Finding the Unexpected in an Alternative Graduation Program

This is my fifth year coordinating the Late Afternoon School, a program I described in an earlier post. We offer individualized schedules, after school and summer credits, and tutoring tailored to the personal graduation goals of students identified as having special needs. 715 more words


Georgia Education Per Pupil Spending, Graduation Rates, Tax Climate, Poverty Rating & Free/Reduced Lunch Percentage

In January, I posted this blog about education spending and results in Georgia.

In May, the US Census office released updated per pupil spending numbers. I have updated my regional map with these numbers, along with Georgia’s tax climate ranking, poverty ranking and the percentage of students receiving free/reduced lunch. 107 more words

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Georgia Graduation Rate Maps

The color-coded maps below show graduation rates in 2007 (top) and 2012 (bottom) with higher graduation rates in blue and lower graduation rates in orange or yellow. 30 more words

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By School Graduation Rates

As requested, listed below are the graduation rates for each high school in PWCS. They are listed overall and for economically disadvantaged (ED) and not economically disadvantaged (not ED) students.   278 more words

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What’s Driving the Rise in High School Graduation Rates?

Much of the news that circulates regarding the state of education is not positive, but one trend that remains underreported is the significant rise in public high school graduation rates during the past decade. 710 more words