Thursday, April 26, 2007

Keeping Kids in School

...has become a real problem according to the Center for Public Education. In this report they take a look at the lessons from research about preventing dropouts.

In recent years, states have focused much attention on student achievement, but little on how many students ultimately leave school with a diploma in hand. This is changing: Nearly every governor has pledged to develop tougher ways to measure graduation rates at the same time that the No Child Left Behind Act has begun requiring states to hold schools and districts accountable for the results.

Read more HERE.

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