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Document Number: 8223

Gaining Ground on High School Graduation Rates in SREB States: Milestones and Guideposts - Report provides an in-depth update of states' graduation rates for all groups of students and details how states must begin using a new federal rate by 2011. Thirteen of the 16 SREB states have seen gains. The report calls for states to set statewide graduation rate goals on 90%, to provide additional help for schools in meeting more ambitious goals and for holding school accountable for gains. (Matthew Lenard and Joan Lord, Southern Regional Education Board, October 2009)...


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