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Florida investigating whether grad rates were manipulated

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Florida is investigating whether or not school districts are moving students around in order to manipulate graduation rates. Education Commissioner Pam Stewart announced Wednesday that she has asked top officials in her department to look closer at students who were in their senior year but weren’t counted in final graduation rates. Gary Chartrand, a member of the Florida Board of Education, said the state needed to look into what he called a “very serious allegation.” News reports this year have…

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