Memo to the Next President: Closing the Graduation Gap by Giving Schools Greater Autonomy
Publication Date: September 2008
Publisher(s): Progressive Policy Institute (U.S.)
Author(s): Doug Ross
Special Collection: Presidential Advisory
Keywords: Graduation rates; Equitable education; Presidential transition
Coverage: United States
The most important single trait successful urban schools share is the absolute commitment to providing the motivation that a student needs to persist and do the hard work required to graduate.