Billings Gazette Opinion: OPI needs to step up on Graduation Matters
|February 5, 2017||View for printing|
Graduation Matters in Hardin has helped increase our graduation rates and reduce dropout rates. These are good things. Eighty-five percent of our students are Native American. We started Graduation Matters in 2011. Since that time our teachers, administration, board, parents, community and students have helped emphasize and sustain the expectation that everyone can and will graduate from Hardin High School.
The support in the past provided by OPI has helped change the trajectory of graduation rates in our school. Valued assistance provided by OPI include funding, strategies that identify at-risk students, and assistance in tracking a utilizing local data to create support that offer lifelines to our students. In the past, OPI has also served as a repository of successful strategies employed by schools in the state of Montana that are readily accessible to others seeking these proven methods.
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