High school graduation requirements support equal opportunity

If you had had to choose your career path when you were 14, what might you have become? Would you have had the foresight and guidance to choose wisely? Would you have taken all the courses in high school to prepare you for the challenges you would face later on? The most fortunate among you

Common core standards need a common core diploma

Last week we reported the good news that high school graduation rates are continuing their ascent. But what does that diploma mean? CPE’s latest report, written in collaboration with Change the Equation, finds that in a lot of Common Core-adopting  states, high school graduation won’t necessarily mean students have met the new standards. The report,