A new reality TV program is shining a spotlight on the dropout crisis. Sundance Channel’s Dream School features celebrity teachers (Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson, Swizz Beatz, Jeff Corwin, Oliver Stone, and more) working with a class of dropouts in hopes of giving the disadvantaged youth the tools and inspiration they need to succeed in changing the […]

The Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) recently published its annual Report Card which provides an overview of standardized test results, student demographics, teacher information and financial data for school districts statewide. When it comes to graduation rate, the 2012-13 Summary Report Card for all Washington state school districts identifies the […]