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Afternoon announcements: Utah graduation rate increases by two percent

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January 03, 2013 09:17 pm


Utah’s high school graduation rates climbed two percent in 2012, up to 78 percent. Data is from the State Office of Education. Salt Lake Tribune

College graduates with business and finance degrees may not be headed straight to Wall Street. Instead, you may find them in the ranks of Teach for America’s teachers. New York Times

Dual enrollment – earning college credit while in high school, may become par for the course for Virginia community colleges. Local educators are proposing a plan that would allow students to obtain an associate’s degree alongside their high school diploma.  Virginian-Pilot

The New York Education Commission laid out a series of recommendations to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo that includes a lengthened school day, providing expansive pre-kindergarten funding for poor families, and requiring teachers to pass an exam. New York Times


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