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How a dropout factory raised its graduation rate from 53 percent to 75 percent in three years

The Hechinger Report

When kids perform poorly in the classroom, it’s the schools that are held accountable, but those who work with low-income students said that academic struggles are often the least of a child’s problems. “We Related: How one district solved its special education dropout problem.

High schools fail to provide legally required education to students with disabilities

The Hechinger Report

Their disabilities shouldn’t keep them from achieving the same standards as their peers — and experts estimate that up to 90 percent of students with disabilities are capable of graduating high school fully prepared to tackle college or a career if they receive proper support along the way.