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Ohio High School Graduation Rate Increasing

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7:24AM
January
22, 2013

A new federal report shows the graduation rate at Ohio’s public high schools is improving.

Ohio “Dropout Factories” Nearly Doubled From 2002 To 2009

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The report from the group America's Promise Alliance says the number of Ohio schools that failed to graduate more than 60 percent of students on time increased from 75 to 135 from 2002 to 2009.
8:46AM
March
19, 2012

The report from the group America’s Promise Alliance says the number of Ohio schools that failed to graduate more than 60 percent of students on time increased from 75 to 135 from 2002 to 2009.

Graduation Gap Remains Steady at 30 Percent

12:00AM
September
15, 2010

President Barack Obama yesterday urged students to work hard and stay in school. But for many African American boys, staying in school has proven difficult. Despite concerted efforts to close it, Ohio’s high school graduation rate gap between black and white boys remains wide. WOSU reports on the ongoing complex problem.

Former Construction Worker Is Valedictorian At Columbus State

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June
10, 2009

After a near death construction accident, Paul Case enrolled in Columbus State Community College. Now he’s the class valedictorian.

Columbus Public Schools to start system-wide mentoring program

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July
17, 2007

A couple of years ago Columbus Public Schools announced plans to achieve a 90 percent graduation rate by 2012. Tuesday the Columbus Public Schools introduced a system-wide mentoring program it hopes will help meet the graduation rate goal.

Low African American graduation rates are problem

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May
30, 2007

Two thousand education experts, community leaders and public officials got together Wednesday in Columbus for a day long conference on the low high school graduation rates for African American males. They agree there’s a problem, but they disagree on how to fix it.

Columbus school board hopes to graduate more

12:00AM
October
6, 2005

Laughing students wearing school colors and carrying banners filled the stands at the Jesse Owens Stadium. They were there for the first Sixth Grade Convocation. School officials used today’s assembly to set goals for increasing the district’s graduation rate.