From the U.S. Department of Education: “U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever before, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. The nation’s high school graduation rate hit 82 percent in 2013-14, the highest level since states adopted a new uniform… Read more »
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Economic Impacts of Dropouts Why Students Drop Out Who Ranks Where? (Comparison of dropout rates by state) State News, with links to headlines and data for each state Education Week The Value of a Diploma (2001) Ages for compulsory school attendance, special education services for students, policies for year-round schools and kindergarten programs, by… Read more »
Grad Nation. (2016). 2016 Building a Grad Nation Report. U.S. Department of Education. (2016). Chronic Absenteeism in The Nation’s Schools. Allensworth, E. M., Healey, K., Gwynne, J. A., & Crespin, R. (2016). High School Graduation Rates Through Two Decades of District Change: The Influence of Policies, Data Records, and Demographic Shifts. The University of Chicago…. Read more »
U.S. Four-Year Graduation Rates: 1990-2014 Sources: Public high school Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate (AFGR) data from http://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/indicator_coi.asp Public 4-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR) data from https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/tables/ACGR_2010-11_to_2012-13.asp and https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/tables/ACGR_RE_and_characteristics_2013-14.asp Educational Attainment, Income, and the Cost of Dropping Out While advocates for increasing graduation rates tend to focus on the moral argument that… Read more »