Friday, October 24, 2008

Kids Less Likely to Graduate than Parents

Most states doing little to hold schools accountable, says advocacy group
updated 12:17 p.m. ET, Thurs., Oct. 23, 2008

Your child is less likely to graduate from high school than you were, and most states are doing little to hold schools accountable, according to a study by a children's advocacy group.

More than half the states have graduation goals that don't make schools get better, the Education Trust says in a report released Thursday.

And dropout rates haven't budged: One in four kids is dropping out of high school.

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