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High school graduation rates for one important group are starting to get better

Miguel Hernandez spoke neither Spanish nor English when he arrived in California from a small Mexican mountain village four years ago.

August 7, 2019 | The 74
In California, High Schools Are Partnering With Businesses, Community Colleges to Get Students College- and Career-Ready

The city mantra that greets visitors driving through Woodland is “The Food Front,” but high school students in this rural stretch of northern California may not even know the half of it.

July 9, 2019 | The 74
Study of Los Angeles Schools Shows Only 2 in 10 Low-Income Black and Latino Students Are Enrolled at a School That’s Successfully Closing the Achievement Gap

L.A. Unified board members passed the 2019-20 budget and accountability plan last week—but not before acknowledging that they are “unintelligible” documents that provide little insight into specific program and funding changes as the nation’s second-largest school district looks to the next school year.

June 18, 2019 | The 74