“Students and their families rely on and trust the high school diploma as a signal of readiness…It needs to mean something. Otherwise, it’s a false promise for thousands of students.”
Tag: Graduation Rates
Roland Martin, political analyst for The Tom Joyner Morning Show and host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, talks to the incoming Secretary of Education John King about the status of the nation’s graduation rates, education, and college preparation courses. “We were excited to announce yesterday that the country reached the highest graduation rate we ever had with just over […]
CONNIE PARKER Calling it a “present day form of Eugenics” 45 NAACP branches from Erie to Easton and from McKeesport to Mercer, have signed on to a letter calling on the Pennsylvania State Board of Education to end the newly enacted requirement for high school seniors to pass the Keystone Examinations in order to graduate.