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Six ways for state governors to help raise the nation’s high school graduation rate

Spurred on by increased federal oversight and hard work by teachers, parents and students, the number of U.S. high school dropouts has decreased – falling to 750,000 in 2012 from 1 million in 2008. Now, the nation’s governors are in the driver’s seat: That’s because the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) shifts […]