27 January 2012

Students at Small High Schools Are More Likely to Graduate

 A new study published in the New York Times shows the value of smaller schools - about 100 students per grade - in big city settings.  They found that these schools had a higher graduation rate.  "The higher graduation rate at small schools held across the board for all students, regardless of race, family income...."
Students in these schools are also more ready for college.  "Small-school students also showed more evidence of college readiness...."

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