What would happen if most students graduated from HS with college credit under their belt? This South Texas school district -- in which 99% of the students are Hispanic and over 89% are economically disadvantaged -- is finding out.
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Remediation classes at community colleges cost the U.S. taxpayers upwards of $3 billion per year -- with sketchy results. How can we improve the process? Two Maryland schools have new plans.
Shelbyville, Indiana was once the forefront of America's dropout epidemic. But years later, things have changed ... so what are they doing right? And is it replicable?