February 17, 1999

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Florida's release this month of recalculated high school graduation rates showing that fewer than half the state's students complete high school in four years has local administrators there combing through record books and crunching numbers, hoping to find flaws in the state's math.
The Department of Education will not seek a major overhaul of Title I in this year's reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley told members of Congress last week.
FOUNDATION SUPPORT: Coverage of specific topics in Education Week is supported in part by grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the CME Group Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the NoVo Foundation, the Noyce Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, the Wallace Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation. The newspaper retains sole editorial control over the content of the articles that are underwritten by the foundations. Additional grants in support of Editorial Projects in Education’s data journalism and video capacity come from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and the Schott Foundation for Public Education. (Updated 1/1/2017)

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