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Practices Surrounding Calculating High School Graduation Rates

The current reported record high of 81% graduation rate has come under much scrutiny because of varying practices surrounding graduation school-to-school state-to-state. Some students are mislabeled or are moved off the books. 61 more words

Viewpoint: College accreditation debate is aggressive, not progressive

The scrutiny on qualifications for college accreditation has intensified.

Released prior to the June 17 Senate hearing on the issue, a white paper entitled, Higher Education Accreditation: Concepts and Proposals… 889 more words


Why the Wait? Four-Year College Graduation Rates as a Proxy for Six-Year Graduation Rates.

Whatever you think of college graduation rates as a measure of the quality of a university, some think that for the time being, it is the best metric available… 762 more words

Top 4 Reasons Why People Don't Mentor

“Do you believe in me?”

That was the first question 10 year old Dalton Sherman asked during a 2008 teacher conference in Dallas,Texas. He was speaking to over 20,000 educators about how important their job was to the success of students. 1,217 more words


More Philadelphia Students Graduating

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – “On-time high school graduation rates for Philadelphia students has risen from 52 to 65 percent over the past eight years,” is the opening line of a front page article in the… 116 more words

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Mpls. School Shattering Graduation Rate Statistics -- In A Good Way

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Fifty percent of urban youth graduate high school in the city of Minneapolis. For Hispanic and black students, the rates are even lower. 519 more words


At Year 10 After Katrina, Assessments of New Orleans Differ

Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans in September 2005. That means we will see much celebrating or bemoaning the transformation of the New Orleans public schools. 202 more words

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