NCLB Rules Back Common Rate

Gewertz, Catherine
June 2009
Education Week;6/11/2009 Diplomas Count, p19
The article discusses changes that may be made regarding the way in which high schools calculate their graduation rates as part of the U.S. No Child Left Behind Act. The way in which high schools may be able to calculate special needs students and English-language learners differently when determining a school's graduation rate is discussed. Concerns that have been raised regarding federal regulations that have been established to determine a high school's graduation rate are mentioned.


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