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A Recipe For Success With Two Student Groups That Often Struggle

Jennifer Guerra, nprEd, June 23, 2015 Listen to the Story Lannie Castagne teaches first grade at Brimley Elementary School. She does monthly reading assessments to make sure her students are on track. Jennifer Guerra/Michigan Public Radio In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Brimley is the kind of small town where the students of the month in the […]

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Minnesota graduation rates are up, but 2020 goal will be a steep climb

Alejandro Matos and Jessica Less , Star Tribune, February 25, 2015  Steady gains for struggling metropolitan school districts and significant improvement among students of color were reported. Minnesota high school graduation rates edged up last year, with steady gains in struggling metropolitan districts and significant improvement among students of color. More than 81 percent of public […]

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Leaders seek course reversal on lagging support for American Indian students

By Hank Long, Session Daily, February 25, 2015 Minnesota continues to have one of the lowest on-time graduation rates in the nation among its American Indian students — a troubling reality that needs to be addressed quickly to reverse the course of lagging educational support for Minnesota’s nearly 20,000 American Indian K-12 students. That was the […]

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