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  • School dropout study urges early intervention

    Aug. 18, 2010 in City on Page A5 A Gonzaga University study focused on dropout prevention starting in middle school suggests an early warning system for identifying potential dropouts, a bigger variety of academic opportunities and more rigor … 10

  • Research targets middle schools

    Feb. 25, 2010 in City on Page A5 Seventh- and eighth-graders are the focus of two local studies on improving Spokane Public Schools’ 61 percent graduation rate. Research on the topic has increased nationally because those grades are … 2

  • Middle schools subject of study

      Nov. 21, 2009 in City on Page B1 Making middle school a better experience for Spokane students is one way to boost the high school graduation rate, which has slipped to 61 percent in Spokane Public Schools, a … 1