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Seeking advantage, colleges are increasingly admitting students as sophomores

The Hechinger Report

Related: Universities and colleges struggle to stem big drops in enrollment. Most require that the students meet minimum academic standards and earn a predetermined number of credits.

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.