Four local high schools were among the rankings of over sixty schools that had a 90 percent or higher graduation rate within the state of West Virginia.
Officials gathered in Charleston Friday to recognize almost 70 schools from throughout the state which had graduation rates of 90 percent or higher for the 2016-17 school year. The number of students graduating, however, has increased nearly 10 points since 2006, IDOE officials said in a January 12 press release.
"We are proud of Homestead High School's graduation rates", said Homestead principal Park Ginder.
The area schools honored Friday included Williamstown High School and Parkersburg South High School in Wood County, Calhoun County Middle/High School in Calhoun County, Doddridge County High School in Doddridge County, Gilmer County High School in Gilmer County, Ripley High School and Ravenswood High School in Jackson County, St. Marys High School in Pleasants County, Roane County High School in Roane County and Tyler Consolidated High School in Tyler County. I've been doing this 32 years.
"There's always an overall picture that goes into a graduation rate on how did we get to that number", he said.
The state graduation rate and non-waiver rate both were down slightly from 2016, the department said. Black students and kids with special needs had graduation rates below 80 percent. We want to get them all graduated. But since 2011, it has risen just one-tenth of one percentage point.
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"Graduation is an incredibly important step in creating a promising future for our students and the entire state", said Justice.
The Indiana Department of Education on Friday released the 2017 state graduation rate. Several statewide initiatives contributed to the steady increase in the graduation rate. State education officials credit the state's Early Warning System, which tracks different indicators, as a major reason for the success.
Wayne Township's Ben Davis University High School graduated 100 percent of its seniors, the highest in Marion County.
The district's non-waiver graduation rate (students who receive their diplomas without a special waiver allowing them to fail required tests) also increased to 70.3 percent a year ago - up from 64 percent in 2016.
"It feels great", Mercer County School Superintendent Dr. Deborah Akers said.
Lebanese news outlet Al Mayadeen was one of a few media sites that reported Israeli planes were in the area of the explosion. A military source said a BMW in the southern port city of Sidon "detonated, wounding Hamas official Mohammed Hamdan".
Trier would hit a big-time three-point jumper making it 81-77 in favor of the Wildcats, ultimately sealing the win for Arizona. Allonzo Trier scored 25 points, Deandre Ayton added 24 and No. 17 Arizona used that late run to outlast OR 90-83 on Saturday.
The Catalan has been a dominant force in the English top-flight this season , with his team sweeping aside all before them. He has improved a lot this season but in his absence, Robertson has impressed as well.
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A 23-year-old Brooklyn-based photographer has spoken out about her horrendous experience with comedian and actor Aziz Ansari . Others have taken to Twitter to share their own allegations of Ansari's misconduct toward them and their friends.
Dark Souls Remastered has been announced for Nintendo Switch in a new Nintendo Direct Mini livestream that is going on right now. The most recent entry in the Dark Souls franchise, Dark Souls 3 , came to consoles and PC in early 2016.
But now United have overtaken City as they are prepared to offer Arsenal far more that Pep Guardiola's £ 20m bid. Incidentally he's won trophies with us. "Mkhitaryan played the last match in the FA Cup against Derby".
One player who appears to be on the move is Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, who is out of contract at the end of the season. Captain Gary Cahill was rested for the midweek Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg with Arsenal and could return in defence .
The remaster was confirmed in a recent Nintendo Direct Mini after leaking through a Japanese retailer listing . These remasters will include not only updated graphics but "rebuilt lighting and SFX similar to Dark Souls 3 ".
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The agreement entered into force in November 2016. "And if we can't, that's fine", President Trump said in June 2017. The president emphasised that he is not going to let the Paris agreement to deny the US competitive edge.
Mourinho hints at Mkhitaryan United exit
If he comes to us - I don't know it will happen - he can help us. "I am focused on Liverpool ". Questioned as to whether there was any truth in the rumour, the Arsenal manager was coy.
Sam Allardyce: Everton 'unprofessional' in 4-0 Spurs defeat
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Man stabbed at railway station in Sydney's south
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He connected on five passes of 10-plus yards during a third-quarter drive, three of which were to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery . Elliott connected on two more field goals throughout to give the Eagles a 15-10 lead going into the Falcons' final drive.
Vikings activate Sam Bradford to 53-man roster
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