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    The four-year graduation rate for Minnesota’s high school students remained consistent with an upward trend in the spring of 2020 despite a switch to remote learning and other challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. But while the graduation rate among seniors who graduated in four years increased to a record high of nearly 84%, the gaps between white and Asian...
    Graduating seniors of the class of 2020 wait to go up on stage while maintaining social distance in Jefferson Township, PA. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images High school graduation rates are expected to fall at US public schools this year, the Wall Street Journal reported.  While this year's data is not yet available, early projections point...
                        A Shelby County Schools (SCS) equity audit revealed that Black students had higher graduation rates than their White and Hispanic peers for the past three years. Even when broken down by gender, both Black males and females graduated at higher rates than their White and Hispanic counterparts, respectively....
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Graduation and retention rates continued to increase at Kentucky’s public universities last year despite disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Council on Postsecondary Education. The six-year graduation rate at four-year universities was 56.4% in the 2019-20 school year, the council said Tuesday in a statement. That’s up 1.4% from the previous year and...
    In Brooklyn, 39.6 percent of all working adults have at least a bachelor’s degree, the second-highest rate behind Manhattan.  Still, the rate varies by ethnic background, with Latinos having the lowest percent of college graduates, and the high-poverty areas of East New York (10.7 percent) and Brownsville having the lowest percentages geographically, according to a new report from the Center...
    More On: public schools NYC teacher, school secretary added to DOE COVID death toll NYC DOE claims more high school grads ‘college ready’ despite COVID-19 shutdown NYC DOE cancels 105 pre-K programs, leaving parents in the lurch Most NYC schools aren’t trying to track online attendance — or trying to do anything at all, really Mayor Bill de Blasio...
    City high school graduation rates continued to climb last year, hiking 1.5 percent to 78.3 percent — but critics cited shifting standards in questioning the surge. The New York State Education Department has made more than a dozen changes to graduation requirements in recent years. In addition, NYSED last year canceled state Regents exams that are normally required...
    More On: department of education NYC to reboot Gifted and Talented program for schools this fall: officials NYC DOE will scrap Gifted and Talented test after this year 134 NYC schools had at least 25 percent of their remote students absent Monday With educators getting COVID-19 vaccine, it’s time to open schools City high school graduation rates continued to...
              Richmond Public Schools (RPS) has both the lowest graduation rate and the highest dropout rate among school districts in the state of Virginia, Superintendent Jason Kamras said. In the daily RPS direct newsletter for Wednesday, Kamras gave an update on the graduation and dropout rates from the 2019-20 academic year for the school...
    Becca Kufrin’s Season 14 of ‘The Bachelorette’: Where Are They Now? Why you dont want to live in a tiny house NCAA graduation rates reach another record high at 90% INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — College athletes continue to graduate at record rates and outperform non-athletes, according to the NCAA's new Graduation Success Rate report. © Provided by Associated Press FILE...
    By JEFF AMY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia is again hitting a new peak in high school graduation rates. The state Department of Education said Tuesday that 83.8% of seniors graduated on time in the spring. That’s the highest level recorded since Georgia began calculating according to current methods, which require a student to graduate in four years with...
    Erika Beck, the president of Cal State Channel Islands, who is credited with dramatically increasing graduation rates and raising achievement among Latino students, has been named president of Cal State Northridge. One of the system’s largest campuses, CSUN serves many low-income students as well as “Dreamers,” or undocumented students. Beck, who will start her new job Jan. 11, will immediately...
    Halfway through a 10-year initiative to increase the share of graduating students, the nation’s largest public university continues to make steady progress on improving overall graduation rates but remains stymied by stubborn equity gaps and faces the threat of backsliding amid state budget cuts and the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced almost all instruction online. The California State University awarded...
    By Ashley A. Smith, EdSource The new California State University chancellor will take over the nation’s largest public university’s helm at a precarious time, but that’s one reason why Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro wanted the job. Castro, 53, was named the CSU’s 8th chancellor on Wednesday by the board of trustees. He’s the first native Californian, first Mexican-American...
    SAN ANTONIO – Navigating college can life be difficult for any student but more so for those who have aged out of the foster system and don’t have a support system like most. A report by Texas Higher Education Foster Care Liaisons showed that though 80% of foster youth want to go to college, only 2% to 9% of foster...
    PORTSMOUTH — According to data from the United States Department of Education, Shawnee State University has a graduation rate of 30 percent. The rate, measured by the proportion of graduated students from within their first eight years of entering this school for the first time, is near the bottom among public colleges in the state with Ohio State and Miami...
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