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Black grads matter

Richmond High School held its first-ever black graduation ceremony this year, honoring African American students from area high schools for their academic achievements. Event organizers from the Black Student Union offered an opportunity for African American students to participate in a ceremony that had a strong cultural emphasis.  52 more words

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State Continues to See Upward Trend in Graduation Rates

Thanks to the hard work of students and their teachers, graduation rates in Connecticut continue to climb. The state’s four-year graduation rate reached 87.2 percent in 2015—significantly higher than the national average of 82.3 percent. 109 more words

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Economist: Too many high school and college grads only equipped to serve coffee

Peter Morici is an economist and business professor at the University of Maryland and a national columnist. He tweets @pmorici1. You can read another Get Schooled piece by him… 631 more words

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Research Your New Position

Whether you’re searching for a job in or out of Michigan, you should do your research before accepting the job. 228 more words

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DeKalb Schools: We invest in students, not pet projects

The refusal of the DeKalb County School District to participate in a tax allocation district proposal to finance redevelopment of the GM site in Doraville has provoked criticism of Superintendent Steve Green and the school board for blocking progress and job growth. 1,164 more words

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Social Subgroups Affect Graduation Rates in AZ

Facebook: Although the impact is ever-so-slight for some, high school graduation rates appear to vary between the subgroups in the state of Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Education and these statistics, education equality is in place at the moment. 28 more words

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Was UH Chancellor Khator Turned Down by Indiana?

Unconfirmed reports from inside University of Houston are that UH Chancellor Renu Khator was turned down last year by the University of Indiana.  Khator holds a Ph.D from Purdue University – so a desire to move back to Indiana seems plausible at least.  219 more words

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