State Drops Minority Graduation Rate Accountability Provision

State Drops Minority Graduation Rate Accountability Provision

November 29, 2017

West Virginia has “cut a proposed accountability provision regarding minority students’ graduation rates” from its ESSA plan.” The State Department of Education removed the words “and any subgroup of students” from the end of the following statement: “we propose to identify for comprehensive support and improvement any high school for which the 4-year cohort graduation rate falls below 67 percent for all students and any subgroup of students.”