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Remedial reform moves to high schools

School districts try to increase chances that graduates will finish college

Many parents think students get right amount of homework

Parents said 96 percent of students did homework and 86 percent of those students had a designated place to do their work

Superintendent moves from good to great in Tennessee

By setting a clear vision, Superintendent Jim McIntyre has made his mark at Knox County Schools
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In the nation's fifth biggest education spender, 1 in 5 Wyoming students will not graduate

Since 2001, the state's four-year high school graduation rate has hovered at around 80 percent, according to the Wyoming Department of Education.

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D.C. Public Schools creates 9th grade academies at nine schools

D.C. Public Schools creating a new ninth-grade “academy” for first-time incoming 9th graders at nine schools that’s intended to help the students graduate.

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The real work lies ahead after high school graduation

My daughter acknowledged that – for her – earning a high school diploma meant she didn't drop out or flunk out. The real work lies ahead.

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Superintendent Kelvin Adams turns around St. Louis schools

Superintendent has used data to restore credibility to district taken over by state

Graduation rates rise at 10 mid-Hudson Valley schools

A slight majority of high schools in the mid-Hudson Valley experienced an increase in graduation rates in 2012 and nearly all surpassed the state average, according to new state Education Department data.

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Florida district working to boost success of black male students

In part by studying high-performing schools, the Broward school district hopes to find answers to a longstanding problem that has perplexed South Florida and the nation: How to boost the success rates of young black boys?

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Is All of 12th Grade Necessary for All Students?

With the coming of spring, so comes the rite of senioritis, that time when high school seniors do very little of an academic nature, and, as a result, often get themselves into trouble due to having too much time, accompanied by too little structure.

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