WWII vet finally walks graduation stage 80 years after earning degree

After 80 years of waiting, a WWII veteran walked across the stage to officially be handed the diploma he earned in 1943. Fred Taylor was a senior at Cornell College… Read More

May 26, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Kansas Department of Education takes ‘another lap on the grade inflation tour’

(The Sentinel) – The Kansas Department of Education conducted a fifty-city “Kansans Can Success Tour” in 2021 that felt like high school pep rallies, with the announcement of record-setting… Read More

January 17, 2023
Public Education
Georgia’s graduation rate hits 84.1% as steady increase over past decade continues

(The Center Square) – Georgia public high schools recorded a graduation rate increase in 2022, continuing a steady uptick over the past decade. On Thursday, state officials said the 84.1%… Read More

October 7, 2022
Kentucky celebrates high school grads moving to jobs, trades

(The Center Square) – Over the weekend, Louisville area high school students took part in a ceremony where they committed to working at area companies after graduation. The “signing day” event… Read More

May 24, 2022
Public Education
Pandemic policies lead to dropping high school graduation rates, reversing decades-long trend

High school graduation rates for the class of 2021 dropped in 20 out of 26 states examined in a recent education report. The… Read More

January 28, 2022