Report: Graduation gap remains large, although some cities see progress:

04/22/2009 | NYTimes.com · Google

A recent report finds that one in four students in the U.S. drop out of high school, but some large cities are bucking the trend and improving their dropout rates. The report found that some districts such as Philadelphia's have graduated more students by focusing on ninth-grade achievement, creating smaller freshman classes and easing teens' transition into high school.

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