The letter also calls for explicitly authorizing differentiated accountability for schools serving at promise students. The current regulations will result in any high school that does not graduate 67% of its students being subject to state intervention. According to Dr. Russell Rumberger’s book, Dropping Out, the diploma rate for schools that serve former dropouts is below 20%.
Take a look at the letter and either send it on your own letterhead or e-mail Ernie Silva if you would like to be included in the signature block. Hurry the deadline is August 1, 2016.