Gewertz, C. (2018, September 20). Does Too Much Credit Recovery Lead to Inflated Graduation Rates? Retrieved January 17, 2019

High schools that depend the most on credit-recovery programs have large increases in graduation rates, even though many students still perform poorly on standardized tests, according to a recent study from conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute. Researchers found that while only 1 in 13 students is served by such programs, they are concentrated in schools with more students who are minorities and from low-income families.

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