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Can You Have a Viable Education Outside of School?

Lisa Nielsen works to support public schools in New York City and while she understands school is a viable option for some students, she doesn’t believe it is for everyone. The author of the Innovative Educator blog has written a free, online book called The Teenager’s Guide to Opting Out (Not Dropping Out) of Outdated … Continue reading Can You Have a Viable Education Outside of School? →

Update: California Graduation and Dropout Rates

California’s graduation rate overall has gone up, according to a press release by State Schools Chief Jack O’Connell. “In 2008-09, 70.1 percent of public school students in California graduated from high school, up from 68.5 percent last year. The adjusted four-year derived dropout rate for the same school year is 21.7 percent, up from 18.9 … Continue reading Update: California Graduation and Dropout Rates →

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