Lynbrook High School earns Reward School recognition
Lynbrook High School earns Reward School recognition
Newly minted Skaneateles High School graduates take the traditional plunge into Skaneateles Lake. Kevin Rivoli
08 February, 2018, 12:28
Nearly three-quarters of students at New York City high schools are graduating in four years, according to statistics released Wednesday by the city.
The dropout rate for students was 7.8 percent, a 0.6 reduction over 2016. "We're continuing the upward trend in the overall graduation rate by retaining the growth from last year and seeing a slight growth from last year", Elia remarked.
"The numbers show that we are building on our progress with more students earning a diploma on time", said Mary Ellen Elia, state education commissioner, in a video released via the state Education Department website.
From a borough perspective, Staten Island students posted the top graduation rate and lowest dropout rate.
And though graduation rates improved for all ethnic groups, there is still a sizable gap.
"The bottom line is, it will take a few years to see if these efforts have a positive effect on our high school graduation percentage", said Mike Keckler, the communications officer for the State Board.
Some critics have questioned the significance of ever-rising graduation rates, noting constantly changing state standards along with credit-recovery options for lagging students.
The state Education Department was pleased with statewide results, saying the most recent graduation rate is more than 11 percentage points higher than it was a decade earlier.
High school graduation rates are on the decline in Rockland County, with most public school districts reporting decreases in the number of students who graduated within four years. She focused on the 2016 improvement from the 2015 rate of 78.9 percent.
Asian kids again set the pace with a 87.5 percent grad rate.
High school students are also seeing unprecedented District support through Virtual Academies, the promise of a college scholarship through our Say Yes partnership, and via our eight New Innovative High Schools.
"If we are going to make New York City the fairest big city in America, it starts with giving our kids the education they deserve, and we are executing this vision every day", said Mayor de Blasio in a statement. They also posted the highest gain from past year with a 1.8-point hike. Black and Hispanic students dropped out at a rate of 7.9% and 10.7%, respectively, while White and Asian students dropped out at rates of 4% and 4.4%.
The state's rate has ticked up each of the past five years, steadily increasing from 74.9 percent in 2013 after remaining flat at 74 percent in 2011 and 2012.
On Tuesday, Ronald Koeman was presented as the new head coach on a contract which runs until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. His first match in charge of the national side will be against England on March 23.
The BJP suffered a devastating blow as it faced a complete rout in five byelections held in Rajasthan and West Bengal. In Alwar and Ajmer Congress bagged 58% and 52% of the vote respectively against 40% for the BJP in both places.
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The bill prescribes penalties for those who blame Poles as a nation for crimes committed by Nazi Germany during World War II. Millions of its citizens were killed, including three million Polish Jews in the Holocaust .
However, the YSR Congress' demands revolved around granting a special status to the state post reorganisation. It had said that its concerns were of a serious nature and need to be addressed effectively and promptly.
But she used the word "mankind", saying: "Maternal love is the love that's going to change the future of mankind". It comes after senators passed legislation to make Canada's national anthem gender neutral.
If McDaniels does decide to snub the Colts and stay with New England, it could leave the Colts scrambling to find a new coach. One would also assume McDaniels has some kind of assurances about Luck's health and his ability to play in the 2018 season.
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Assange fails to make skipped bail arrest warrant vanish
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