How a dropout factory raised its graduation rate from 53 percent to 75 percent in three years
The Hechinger Report
DECEMBER 5, 2017
Turning around struggling high schools is the toughest work in education reform. With school budgets already limited by a conservative-led state legislature that critics say chronically underfunds public education , the district turned to Diplomas Now, an education nonprofit whose aim is to increase graduation rates using a data-driven system of early intervention. Related: How one district solved its special education dropout problem.