A daily dose of education news from around the nation – just in time for a little mid-day break!
Graduation rates: How are high school and college graduation rates calculated? In Houston last week, we learned that 15 percent of the school district’s ninth-graders had completed college degrees four years after finishing high school. The original post was updated three times. (The Houston Chronicle via Whitney Tilson)
Teaching and college readiness: When it comes to reading, just slow down. (USA Today)
Education abroad: Linking education to economic opportunity. (CNNMoney)
Charter schools: Ten foster kids find success at a school in Philadelphia. (NPR Morning Edition)