LAUSD reports record graduation jump, up by double digits
After the downpour of bad news coming out of the district here’s a ray of sunshine: Graduation rates for all race and ethnic groups in LA Unified were up by double-digit margins last year. Across the board graduation rates for the class of 2013-14 rose by 12 percent over the previous year, the highest increase...
By Vanessa Romo | October 31, 2014
LA Unified shows a big jump in high school graduation rates
LA Unified announced today a big jump in graduation rates, with preliminary results showing a 12 percent increase for 2013-14, compared with the preliminary stats from the previous school year. Final graduation rates will be announced in the spring, and if the numbers hold it will be the fourth straight year that graduation rates have...
By Craig Clough | October 3, 2014
LA Unified graduation rates up for third straight year
* UPDATED For the third straight year in LA Unified, the high school graduation rate increased and the dropout rate decreased, according to new state data released today. Last June, the graduation rate climbed to 67.9 percent, or 1.3 percentage points higher than the previous year. And more students stayed in school: The dropout rate...
By Vanessa Romo | April 28, 2014