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THE CONDITION OF EDUCATION 2010: NCES Report Offers Special Analysis on High-Poverty Schools Article

June 01, 2010

A special section in The Condition of Education 2010 paints a picture of the nation’s high-poverty schools in which students are most likely to be black or Hispanic, teachers are less qualified than their peers in low-poverty schools, average reading and math scores are far below those of students in low-poverty schools, and students are less likely to graduate and go to college.

ESEA REAUTHORIZATION SHIFTS TO MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS: Senate HELP Committee Examines Challenges Facing Secondary Schools and How ESEA Reauthorization Can Help Article

May 07, 2010

On May 4, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held the latest in its series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

POOR ECONOMY CONTINUES TO DISPROPORTIONATELY AFFECT HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS: BLS Finds that Over 55 Percent of Recent High School Dropouts Are Unemployed Article

May 03, 2010

Between October 2008 and October 2009, the unemployment rate for recent high school dropouts was 55.1 percent, compared with 35.0 percent for recent high school graduates not enrolled in college, according to an April 27 news release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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