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Western High School Dropouts

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Western High School student
Adam Burke

According to a recent study, NV graduates the lowest percentage of students who began the ninth grade.

Karlene McCormick-Lee, Assoc Superintendent, CCSD
Jhone Ebert, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Prof Dev, CCSD
Chris Swanson, Dir of Ed Projects in Education Research Ctr, Education Week Magazine
Richard Esparza, former Principal, Granger HS, Yakima Valley, WA
Education Week Magazine
Adam Burke, freelance reporter, NPR
Michael Flores, Intern, TRENDZ, Inc
Patte Barth, Dir, Granger HS, Ctr for Public Education
... on Nevada's low graduation rate. We discuss Adam Burke's report on Western High School, which one national study found had a 32% graduation rate a year ago... and what's being done to reverse those figures.

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Jul 11, 2008

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