Dropout rate declines 17% in Los Angeles district

Aug. 4, 2009
Officials say at-risk programs and smaller schools have helped keep students in school

From The Los Angeles Times: The dropout rate in the Los Angeles Unified School District declined almost 17 percent -- welcome news in a school system beleaguered by budget cuts and ongoing battles over future reforms. The dropout rate for the 2007-08 school year came in at 26.4 percent, down from 31.7 percent for the previous year.

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