New Report Highlights Kentucky's increasing graduation rate

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Kentucky is among the top states for graduation rates but also for narrowing the gap between low-income and non-low-income students. "For All Kids" looks at how they've done it for more than two decades.

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High school diploma can provide a boost to the economy

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Alliance for Excellent Education released new data Tuesday tied to how a 90 percent graduation rate could bolster the United States economy.

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4 Key Takeaways of White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools

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Tuesday, several education leaders, students, researchers and philanthropists gathered at the White House for the first ever summit on Next Generation High Schools. Several entities also engaged in the live stream and on social media throughout the day around it.

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American Graduate joins White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools

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Public media’s American Graduate initiative will participate today in Washington, D.C., in the first-ever White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools.

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Every Day Counts: Facts on Attendance, Achievement

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September is Attendance Awareness Month, and being at school everyday is an important factor for students staying on the path to graduation. 

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Oregon promises a college education to successful high school students

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New legislation in Oregon awards high school students with a 2.5 GPA or higher a chance to earn a degree tuition free.

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School leaders commit to 'Future Ready' initiative

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Wednesday, President Barack Obama, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and school superintendents took a step to improve schools nationwide to make students better prepared for the future.

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