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FOREVER LINKED: Examining the Connection Between Exit Exams and Dropout Rates Article

October 21, 2002

In an Oct. 9 article for the New York Times, Richard Rothstein argues that the country has been so focused on raising standards and improving test scores that it has ignored a 4 percent increase in the high school dropout rate from 26 percent in 1990 to 30 percent in 2000.

THE CHALLENGE: Six Million Students are in Danger of Being “Left Behind” Article

September 23, 2002

As the nation's schoolchildren head back to school and school districts begin to implement the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation, one thing is very clear-six million students in our nation's middle schools and high schools are in serious danger of being left behind.

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