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Discussion On Graduation Requirement Overhaul Continues

Mike Fleisch illustrates and takes notes on the discussion by the Graduation Pathways Committee members Aug. 23, 2017 at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis. (Eric Weddle/WFYI Public Media)

Discussion continues on how to overhaul high school graduation requirements to better prepare students for workforce and college. A 2017 state law calls for rethinking different ways students can prove they are ready to graduate instead of the traditional end-of-course exams required to earn a diploma. The committee needs to address skill and preparation gap […]

Numbers Show Experience Gaps Across Demographics

As part of our reporting on education equality, we used the the US Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data and state data to chart some education experience for four demographic groups: black students, students with disabilities, Latino students and white students. For example, while black students make up about one in eight students enrolled, they disproportionately account for more than one […]

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