Nearly 8 In 10 Graduating From High School In California

California’s high school graduation rate is continuing to rise, especially among African American and Hispanic students, according to figures released Tuesday by the state Department of Education.

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California Workers Face A Growing education Gap

A growing education gap in California could diminish workers’ chances of finding jobs in the coming years, according to a study.

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Reinvigorating ‘Career Tech’ A Worthy Goal

SACRAMENTO — We used to call it “shop.” Wood shop. Auto shop. Then the educators got fancy and renamed it “vocational education.”

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Committee Wrestles With Incorporating Graduation Rate Into API

As part of a push to measure how well a school is educating its students based on more than just test scores, California for the first time is planning to factor graduation rates into the state’s main measure of a school’s academic achievement.

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