Research Finds 4-Year Grad Rate Does Not Work for Alternative Schools

The Public Policy Institute of California has released a penetrating look at accountability measures for alternative schools.  In the study, PPIC researcher Paul Warren recognizes that for many alternative schools, including dropout recovery schools, four-year graduation rates and other traditional measures of accountability, are failing to recognize school and student success. “The state’s four-year graduation 

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RAPSA Members Lead Effort to Revise Dropout Recovery Graduation Cohort

Members of the RAPSA Board and others co-signed a letter to US Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., asking that states be allowed to utilize a dropout recovery cohort for schools that provide public school diploma opportunities to a majority population of reengaged dropouts. RAPSA Board Member Bob Rath said, “this is one of 

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