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The revelations about District of Columbia schools have unleashed a wave of questions about the pressures and incentives built into U.S. high schools, and fueled nagging doubts that states’ rising high school graduation rates—and the country’s all-time-high rate of 84 percent—aren’t what they seem.
February 9, 2018 – Education Week
The uncharacteristic silence of education’s accountability hawks on Washington’s fraudulent graduation rate reveals their partisan blinders, writes Erika Sanzi.
February 8, 2018 – Education Week
The C grade on this year's Quality Counts report continues years of flat performance as states begin to grapple with the challenges and opportunities under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
January 17, 2018 – Quality Counts
What lessons can states that perform well on Quality Counts annual rankings offer other states looking to move the needle?
January 17, 2018 – Quality Counts
Chronically low-performing states must work to overcome structural disadvantages and longstanding challenges that many of them share.
January 17, 2018 – Quality Counts
Interact with the charts below to see how graduation rates for U.S. students, and different student populations, have changed over time and how your state's gradation rate compares.
December 7, 2017 – Education Week
A pair of recent studies reinforce the value of high-quality preschool, suggesting that future research may pivot toward just why such programs are effective.
November 29, 2017 – Education Week
In Cleveland, educators try to keep disruptive students in class and connected to learning. But out-of-school suspension rates remain high.
October 18, 2017 – Education Week
Some states that turned in their Every Student Succeeds Act plans earlier this year didn't make many changes after getting feedback from the federal officials.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
Because of a little-noticed provision in ESSA, states that offer several diploma options may have to revise their graduation rates.
August 30, 2017 – Education Week

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