Graduation Rates

“Students and their families rely on and trust the high school diploma as a signal of readiness...It needs to mean something. Otherwise, it’s a false promise for thousands of students.”

Roland Martin, political analyst for The Tom Joyner Morning Show and host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, talks to the incoming Secretary of Education John King about the status of the nation’s graduation rates, education, and college preparation courses. “We were excited to announce yesterday that the country reached the highest graduation rate we ever had with just over […]