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Omarina’s Story – An Update on Middle School Moment

Omarina’s Story – An Update on Middle School Moment

How has Omarina Cabrera fared since her Middle School Moment? Frontline checked in. NARRATOR:  It’s the ...

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Stop Holding Us Back

Stop Holding Us Back

This month, more than three million high school students will receive their diplomas. At more ...

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CNN Op/Ed: What You Won’t Hear at Graduation

CNN Op/Ed: What You Won’t Hear at Graduation

(CNN) -- Graduation season is in full swing, bringing with it a lot of discussion ...

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Robert Balfanz named “Champion of Change” by White House

Robert Balfanz named “Champion of Change” by White House

Robert Balfanz, a senior research scientist at The Johns Hopkins University, is among 10 education ...

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Schools Battle Chronic Absenteeism – CNN

Schools Battle Chronic Absenteeism – CNN

(CNN) - Millions of students are chronically absent. CNN's Athena Jones looks at what schools ...

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Middle School Moment on PBS’s Frontline

Middle School Moment on PBS’s Frontline

PBS’s Frontline highlights Johns Hopkins professor Bob Balfanz’s research on middle school students’ attendance, behavior ...

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How ‘early warning systems’ are keeping kids in school

How ‘early warning systems’ are keeping kids in school

Washington Post blog The Answer Sheet The recent news that only 58 percent of Washington D.C. ...

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Graduation Rates Rise

Graduation Rates Rise

Washington Post THE NATION’S high school graduation rate rose from 72 percent to 75.5 percent between ...

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Rural ‘Dropout Factories’ Often Overshadowed

Rural ‘Dropout Factories’ Often Overshadowed

Education Week In the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains here in the northwest corner of South ...

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