Articles: At-Risk

Low-income students nearing majority in U.S. public schools

Some 48 percent of students were considered low income in 2010 and 2011, with highest rate—53 percent—occurring in the South

Early college high schools get results

Women, minorities, and low-income students from these schools more likely to earn a college degree

Texas truancy law challenged

Texas adult courts saw about 113,000 truancy cases against children ages 12 through 17 in 2012—more than double the number of truancy cases prosecuted in the other 49 states combined

Empathy for All

This southern superintendent thinks about struggling students in all she does.

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