Latino and African American Gains Help to Increase Graduation Rate

There is good news about public high school graduation rates.  On June 7th, Education Week released their annual special edition, Diplomas Count.  I find it very exciting that as a nation our graduation rate increased for the second year in a row to 73.4 percent.  This rise was supported by the 5.5 percentage-point rise in the

Left in the margins

In my last blog post I briefly touched on how Asian American students are being missed by the data collection radar.  For the purposes of understanding the statistics more clearly, it makes sense to present information included in the report. The report, which was created by the  Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund is titled