A national report out Tuesday shows improvement in Minnesota's high school graduation rate.
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This college is offering free tuition for students in their last semester. Think it will help boost graduation rates?
"Big changes in Portland (Ore.) high schools appear to be paying off. Two years after controversial reforms took effect, a new report shows improvements in graduation rates, student achievement, and college-readiness indicators."
Starting in 2015, Minnesota students will be required to pass the GRAD test- a math test that high school students must pass in order to graduate. However, many say the test is too hard and it may keep many students from graduating or going to college.
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Public television stations, along with several media stars, have joined the fight to curb the nation's dropout rates. Check out this article to see how different media organizations are addressing the education issue.