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Deal, Woods both back changes to state graduation requirements

Georgia’s high school graduation requirements — which include four credits of math, four of English and four in science — are among the toughest in the country. 605 more words

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Most College Students are Non-Traditional

What do you think of when you think about a college student?  Many would think of the traditional student that goes directly from high school to college, attends full-time for four to six years and then hopefully graduates. 691 more words

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California is first in nation to limit 'willful defiance' suspensions

California has adopted a law that limits the way schools can cite called “willful defiance” for suspending and expelling students; the category has been used broadly to include behavior like interrupting class or speaking over the teacher. 76 more words

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We're Making Progress! Thanks to All of YOU Working on Student Success at UK

This just in from Dr. Bethany Miller, Director of Retention and Student Success:

The weeks prior to mid-term are critical to student success, and the immediate actions taken during this time will set a strong foundation for the entire year.  259 more words

Student Success

Louisiana: High School Graduation Rates Are Flawed by Missing Data

Danielle Dreilinger of the Times-Picayune reports that Louisiana’s graduation rate is deeply flawed by missing data in several districts.

When students transfer out, are they leaving for private school, home school, another school, or another state? 193 more words

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Idaho’s Public Colleges Face Challenges - Part Two

Part two of a two-part article.

Part one of this article covered the impact of economic pressures on the changing enrollments at colleges and how to increase the number of high school graduates who will go on to postsecondary education. 1,262 more words

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Are Rising Graduation Rates in Texas Inflated?

According to an article in the Texas Tribune, reports from both the U.S. Department of Education and the Texas Education Agency claim Texas graduation rates are on the rise.   108 more words

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