Educational Technology

May 30, 2015

Metro schools boost graduation rates with online tools, tutors, nudges

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by Rose French, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Like Riverdale, other high schools that have seen significant jumps in their graduation rates have also beefed up online learning and record-keeping. Going the extra mile and reaching out to parents when students are on the verge of failing has also helped. At Lanier High School in Gwinnett, the graduation rate went from 62.4 percent to 82 percent between 2011-14. Besides better online learning opportunities, the school has increasingly used assessments and other data to determine which students need the most help.

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