The gap

Prompted by the latest batch of high school graduation rates, Bethany Bump talked with school districts in Troy, Schenectady, and Albany about how the districts are working to close the graduation gap between white students and students of color. For this past cohort, students of color in the Troy school district graduate at a higher rate than white students. [TU+ (bypass link)] Earlier: Capital Region high school graduation rates 2016

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