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House Passes Bill To Raise School Dropout Age

Maryland’s high school dropout age would rise from 16 to 17 in 2015, under a measure that has passed the House of Delegates.

04/05/2012

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Report: U.S. Makes Modest Gains In Graduation Rate

The last straw for 17-year-old Alton Burke was a note left on his door. The high school dropout picked up the phone and re-enrolled at South Hagerstown High.

03/19/2012

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Baltimore City Schools See Boost In Number Of Graduates

New numbers released on Friday show a reversal in the city’s low graduation rate. Baltimore may have found the key to turning it around.

09/30/2011

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High School Dropouts Get A Second Chance At Their Education

The Baltimore City school system has had remarkable success in lowering its dropout rate.

01/14/2011