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Do Black Students Need Black Teachers to Excel?

‘Racial mismatch’ may affect student performance

If you’re a boy of color in elementary school, your likelihood of being suspended or…

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Graduation Rates Rise, But Do Diplomas Have Value?

Goal of being college and career ready appears to be elusive

High school graduation rates have reached 82%, but graduates continue to score low on college…

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Despite Efforts, College Graduation Rates Continue to Fall

150,000 students who entered college in 2009 never got their degrees

College graduation rates are dropping at an accelerated rate, in spite of robust national efforts…

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Is It a Good School If the Students Don’t Graduate?

Student outcomes influence an institution's success

Staggering student loan debt, tightening budgets, and concerns over global competitiveness have been in the…

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NUL National Higher Education Summit to Focus on Equity, Affordability

200 leaders will gather to talk higher education and completion

By every measure, the nation’s higher education system is failing the nation’s poor and minorities,…

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U.S. on Track to Reach High School Graduation Rate of 90% by 2020

Progress driven by subset of districts and states and by underserved students

High school graduation rates reach record high, but challenges remain for low-income students.

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How Schools Can Lower Suspension Rates and Raise Graduation Rates

Why aren’t traditional school discipline policies working?

Lower suspension rates, raise graduation rates by treating students in trauma.

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A State by State Breakdown of the Latest High School Graduation Rates

Data also shows a persistent achievement gap amongst minority students

Recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics shows a breakdown of graudaiton rates…

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Graduation Rate Reaches Historic High, But Achievement Gaps Remain

Minority students lag behind with below-average rates

Recent data collected by the National Center for Education Statistics shows that the national graduation…

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Black College Athlete Graduation Rates Improve

African-American college ballers are scoring in the classroom.

The University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports conduct annual report.

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NY Graduation Rates for Black, Hispanic Boys Lowest in Nation

Only 37 percent graduate high school in four years

Only 37 percent graduate high school in four years

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Education Trust: 4 Keys to Closing the Higher Education Gap

Researchers seek ways to narrow the college graduation rate between blacks and whites

If a solid college education is a necessary journey on the path to wealth and…

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