Dylan Thomas

Errors found in bleak report on Minneapolis schools


An organization whose report on urban schools painted a bleak picture of the state of education in Minneapolis revised its findings Friday.

Minneapolis ranked last in its four-year high school graduation rate out of 50 major cities included in the report released Wednesday, which also put the rate of ACT and SAT test-taking at just 4 percent. The latter finding provoked widespread skepticism about the reliability of the data, and two days later the Center on Reinventing Public Education acknowledged multiple errors.


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