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PBS NewsHour | NYC Schools Labeled as Drop-Out Factories Fight to Raise Graduation Rates | PBS

Duration: 05:10
Program: PBS NewsHour #10129
Broadcast Date: Aug. 10, 2011

As some New York City high schools dubbed "drop-out factories" face closure, they are still fighting to increase the number of graduates. This report was produced in partnership between WNYC Radio's after-school journalism program and the NewsHour's educational division. It was researched and reported by 10 New York students.

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Post Date: August 10, 2011