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Monday, March 19, 2012

Drop-Out Rate Shows Improvement


“Aggressive efforts to prevent students … from dropping out contributed to a modest 3.5 percentage point increase nationally in the high school graduation rate from 2001 to 2009, according to research to be presented Monday at the Grad Nation summit in Washington.” (Associated Press)

But what are they learning?

FEE Timely Classic
“The Failure of American Public Education” by John Hood