From the article: The requirement would be one of the most far-reaching regulatory actions taken by any education secretary, experts said, because it would affect the official statistics issued by all 50 states and each of the nation’s 14,000 public high schools.Margaret Spellings: Much Better than Rod Paige.
Tuesday, April 01, 2008
NY Times: "U.S. to Require States to Use a Single School Dropout Formula"
Boring as it may sound, this is actually really good news (and it's about time). As someone who's had to deal with a lot of graduation and dropout data, I know there are a lot of schools and families who are going to benefit from this.