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Superintendent McEntire harnesses technology in Presidio ISD

STEM initiative and early college high school program have contributed to a 97 percent graduation rate

Pride, history boost African-American achievement

Oakland USD's Office of African American Male Achievement develops sense of pride and identity in black male student community

From high risk to productive future

Superintendent writes about a collaboration with local college and workforce programs that's boosting student success

Two states require citizenship test for graduation

Advocates say exams better prepare students to participate in a democratic society

Credit recovery boosts graduation rate

When S. Dallas Dance became superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools in 2012, the district’s graduation rate for its 24 high schools stood at nearly 84 percent, four points above the national average. But that encouraging number masked the disparity between schools with graduation rates above 95 percent and as low as 70 percent.

Graduation rates up, but more work needed to prevent dropouts

Graduation rates reach historic high but report also sites factors in why students leave school

S. Dallas Dance appointed to federal commission on African American education

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reaches nearly $68 million contract agreement with school safety agents

Superintendent starts school on time despite local shooting of unarmed teen

Los Angeles USD Superintendent John Deasy to focus on boosting graduation rates

Leading a school district turnaround in Massachusetts

Pia Durkin’s urban ed experience and special ed skills move mountains

Remedial reform moves to high schools

School districts try to increase chances that graduates will finish college