Some schools are doing just that - with great success.
Are schools increasingly passing students on to the next grade despite poor performance in class?
So, you may have noticed this week's print edition of City Pages:
Increased fudging may be the true reason graduation rates are on the rise.
Urban school districts in America with some of the lowest high school grad rates.
It’s wonderful that national graduation rates are on the rise, but in our excitement over the increase, let’s not forget the students who are stuck in struggling, low-graduating districts.
We’ve been tricked more than we may realize about education spending, achievement, and graduation rates in the U.S.
Are today's education problems a direct result of less parental involvement and more control from educational institutions?