Graduation/Drop Out Rates

State Graduation Rates 2008

Dear Educator:

It’s here! The Diplomas Count 2008: School to College has arrived. This third annual report, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is now available online at edweek.org. During our edweek.org Open House, you can access the whole report for FREE! The report explores the rapid growth of state-level P-16 councils and how they seek to create a more seamless schooling continuum that prepares students from preschool through college and beyond for life, work, and further education. While you’re at it, be sure to check out our other benchmark reports, Quality Counts and Technology Counts.
Some things you shouldn’t miss in this year’s Diplomas Count:
Interactive media that will allow you to review:

  • Interactive maps of graduation rates at District, State, and National levels as well as by Congressional District
  • Feature stories and analyses such as:
  • P-16 Councils Bring All Tiers of Education to the Table
  • The ‘Three A’s’ of Successful P-16 Reform
  • States Notch Slow, Steady Progress Toward Consistent Graduation Goals
  • And much more!

Our data tables and charts for historical graduation rates, ranked graduation rates for the 50 largest school districts, and the projection of graduates and non-graduates for 2008. You can download these right now and refer to them at your convenience.
Remember, our doors will be wide open through June 10. That means you’ll have access to everything our premium subscribers see daily for only a week!

To order extra copies of Diplomas Counts 2008, simply go online or call 800-788-5692.
Tell your colleagues about the complete, FREE access to Diplomas Count and our Open House! – Ends June 10, 2008
See you there,
Virginia B. Edwards
Editor and Publisher

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