Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:13pm
Colorado no longer has the largest gaps in the nation in college graduation rates between black and white residents and both Latino and black adults saw high school graduation gaps narrow to their lowest levels in decades.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 10:35am
Two of South Carolina’s poorest school districts have teamed-up with Furman University to offer high school students a new way to master their three R’s. And as they do, Furman educators plan to use the schools as models to turn around the state’s bottom-dwelling public education system, ranked 47th worst in the nation in high school graduations and, according to one national survey, dead last in student performance.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:43pm
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.