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Document Number: 6267

A Profile of State Action To Improve America's High Schools - This eight-page report summarizes state high schools policy activity in five areas: (1) restoring value to the high school diploma; (2) redesigning high schools; (3) recruiting, keeping and supporting high-quality teachers; (4) strengthening educational accountability; and (5) improving education governance. According to the report, while all states have expanded college-level learning opportunities, only three states hold high schools accountable for college- and work-ready standards; only three states hold colleges accountable for student retention and completion. (National Governors Association, July 2005)...

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