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Stats That Stick: November 3, 2010

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November 03, 2010 09:09 pm


Stats_That_Stick[1]During the mid-term elections, thirty-seven governors’ races were decided, along with seven state schools superintendents’ contests. Eleven states, plus the District of Columbia, hosted board of education races. And 6,115 legislative seats were on the ballot in 46 states. –Education Week

Baltimore public school system’s on-time graduation rate for black males increased from 51 percent in the 2006-07 school year to 57.3 percent in the 2009-10 school year—a 12.4 percent increase. Its overall graduation rate increased from 60 percent in 2006-07 to 66 percent in 2009-10—a 10 percent rise. Black students make up 87.8 percent of the district’s enrollment. –Baltimore public schools

In Massachusetts, charter school enrollment has climbed to 27,484 this year, up from 12,518 in 2000. The number of charter schools has grown from 40 to 63 in the same span. –Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education


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