Table 12: Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR, 2012-13) for Students with Disabilities (SWD) versus Non-SWD Students
January 01, 2016
July 07, 2015
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May 29, 2014
The aptly named Division Avenue remains a demarcation line between predominantly white and predominantly black neighborhoods—and a stark reminder of the city’s segregated past. In the beginning of the 21st century, approximately 73 percent of children and youth in Parramore, Orlando’s historically African American neighborhood, lived below the poverty line, with alarmingly high rates for child abuse and neglect. The neighborhood’s high school had received five consecutive Fs on its performance, and only 66 percent of youth graduated from it during the 2007-08 academic year. Teen girls were…
March 31, 2014
The East Lake community in Atlanta faced high rates of violence and unemployment and low graduation rates. Now, more than 20 years after its decline, the neighborhood — and life for its young people — has dramatically improved.
January 15, 2014
This guide, which accompanies an America's Promise video that highlights three successful ELO programs, describes a number of resources that can help bring expanded learning to a community, including studies that show the impact of ELO and links to organizations that offer advice on establishing strong systems.