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Closer look at dropout, suspension numbers
Posted By Sarah Ovaska On February 2, 2012 @ 4:35 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
At first glance, the consolidated data report released Thursday by the N.C. Department of Instruction seemed to be brimming with good news about improvements, with declines in the state’s dropout rate, long-term and short-term suspensions.
But troubling facts still remain.
Here are just a few of the statistics plucked from the 145-page report being submitted to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee.
Want to skim the numbers for yourself? The DPI report is available here .
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URLs in this post:
 consolidated data report: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/newsroom/news/2011-12/20120202-01
 N.C. Action for Children: http://www.ncchild.org/content/corporal-punishment-public-schools-practice-decline-2011#attachments
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