graduation rates http://wrvo.org en Graduation rates vary widely at SUNY schools http://wrvo.org/post/graduation-rates-vary-widely-suny-schools <p>Many students are back to college for the fall semester. For some of those students, where they start their education will also be where they receive their degrees.<br><br>New York's SUNY system graduates nearly 65 percent of its students within six years, one of the highest in the nation for public universities. But each SUNY school's results vary widely.<br> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 10:35:11 +0000 Gino Geruntino 43565 at http://wrvo.org Preventing high school dropouts - in kindergarten? http://wrvo.org/post/preventing-high-school-dropouts-kindergarten <p>The Buffalo Public Schools (BPS) received good news last year: its four-year graduation rate <a href="http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:D48K5gc3tEIJ:www.buffalonews.com/city/schools/article898201.ece%3FarticleId%3D898201%26order%3DDESC%26page%3D4+&amp;cd=6&amp;hl=en&amp;ct=clnk&amp;gl=us" target="_blank">rose by seven percent.</a> Still, nearly half the district’s high school students failed to earn a diploma. The struggling urban school system continues to look for dramatic fixes. This year, the district is starting in kindergarten.</p><p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:40:22 +0000 Daniel Robison 26539 at http://wrvo.org Preventing high school dropouts - in kindergarten? New charter school proposed for Utica http://wrvo.org/post/new-charter-school-proposed-utica <p>A charter school in Syracuse is hoping to expand to another part of central New York. The school believes it can provide another option for children and parents.</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 20:41:11 +0000 Kayla Binette 24132 at http://wrvo.org Students remain unprepared even though graduation rates are on the rise http://wrvo.org/post/students-remain-unprepared-even-though-graduation-rates-are-rise <p>New York state&#39;s overall high school graduation rate continues to rise slowly over time. But one-quarter of students statewide don&rsquo;t graduate high school after four years. These statistics are according to the New York State Education Department&rsquo;s release of high school graduation rates for 2011.</p><p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 18:50:33 +0000 Catherine Loper 20748 at http://wrvo.org Students remain unprepared even though graduation rates are on the rise