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States Vary in Success at Improving High School Grad Rates

KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The record high American graduation rate masks large gaps among low income students and those with disabilities compared to their peers. There are also wide disparities among states in how well they are tackling the issue. “This Read More

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No Gains for 12th-Graders on National Exam

KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Handing out dismal grades, the Nation’s Report Card says America’s high school seniors lack critical math and reading skills for an increasingly competitive global economy. Only about one-quarter are performing proficiently or better in math and just Read More