New report examines how graduation requirements impact student outcomes

High school graduation policies play an important role in promoting equitable outcomes for students, according to a recent Public Policy Institute of California report. Does Raising High School Graduation Requirements Improve Student Outcomes? reviewed district graduation policies from the 2018–19 academic year and looked at […]

State Board of Education adopts new five-year graduation rate for Dashboard

Future versions of the California School Dashboard will include a combined four- and five-year graduation rate, which officials say provides schools with an opportunity to demonstrate their success with students who may need additional time to earn a high school diploma. The State Board of […]