Missouri is on track to 90%; more work remains ahead

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In December, Missouri hit a graduation rate of 87.3% and is closing in on the national 90% goal, but more student subpopulations need help.

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MO has more work to narrow graduation gap between students

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Thursday, the 2016 Building a GradNation brief detailing how well the United States is doing in terms of the graduation rate. The brief also gave a glance as to the successes of Missouri and where work must continue.

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School Matters Everyday: September is Attendance Awareness Month

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September is Attendance Awareness Month.

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Missouri graduation rates rising toward 90%

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The 2013-2014 school year saw Missouri hit another marker for graduation rates as it reached 85.7 percent. Previously, the graduation rate sat at 86 percent for the 2012-2013 school year, according to the U.S. Department of Education. 

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U.S. Dept. of Education hosts FutureReady Summit in STL

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The U.S. Department of Education will host a regional summit for the FutureReady Initiative. The summit will be held at Saint Louis University, April 28-29.

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Margaret Vandeven selected as Missouri Commissioner of Education

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Margaret Vandeven, the current deputy commissioner for the division of learning services, will take over the helm on Jan. 1. 

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Finalists announced for Mo. Commissioner for Education

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The Missouri State Board of Education has narrowed the candidate pool to five for the next Missouri Commissioner for Education.

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