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County school dropout rates decline

News & Observer

Johnston schools track attendance, grades and behavior of students in kindergarten through high school. Problems in those areas are often predictors of dropouts, Eno said. Students who are identified as at risk of dropping out can get tutoring, ...

SSHS sees dramatic reduction in dropouts for second straight year

Selma News

For the second year in a row Smithfield-Selma High School has dramatically lowered its dropout, according to data released by the NC Department of Public Instruction. Up until the past two years Smithfield-Selma High had one of the highest dropout ...

Report Finds Increasing High School Graduation Rates and Fewer ...

A new report from America's Promise Alliance finds that the national high school graduation rate has improved and fewer schools have been labeled “dropout ...

Progress In Decreasing High School Dropouts « CBS Philly

High school graduation rates have continued to improve nationally with 12 states accounting for the majority of new graduates and two states showing double ...

Report: Texas increases high school, graduation performance


BY THE NUMBERS A new report from Johns Hopkins University credits Texas with producing significantly more high school graduates and reducing the number of “dropout factories” in the past decade. And a Monitor analysis of local student enrollment data ...

Report: No high school in region is 'dropout factory'

Northern Virginia Daily

America's Promise Alliance released "Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic," in conjunction with other groups, last week. The report shows the number of "dropout factories" -- those high schools …

Graduation rates rise

Washington Post

THE NATION'S high school graduation rate rose from 72 percent to 75.5 percent between 2002 and 2009. The progress reflects intensive efforts by a number of states to develop and implement strategies to keep students from dropping out.

Taunton High School aims to cut dropout rate by 50%

Wicked Local

By Gerry Tuoti After seeing a rise in the Taunton High School dropout rate, school administrators have launched a new effort to cut the number of dropouts in half by the 2013-14 academic year. “Every faculty member at Taunton High School knows one …

Past week's dropout news shows city on right track

Great Falls Tribune

Montana high schools in general, Great Falls Public Schools more particularly and Great Falls High School even more specifically got a triple dose of good news this past week, all on the same topic: graduation and dropout rates.