The Answer Sheet: dropout factories


Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/01/2010

Some Education Department spin

It didn’t long for the Education Department to try to link its school turnaround policy to a new report that says that the number of high school “dropout factories” has declined in the last decade. The problem for the department is that there is no link.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 11/30/2010

Report: Number of 'dropout factories' declines

A new report says that the number of high school "dropout factories" declined in the last decade.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:01 AM ET, 11/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Research | Tags:  america's promise, bilding a grad nation, dropout factories, dropout factory, graduation rates