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WLS Ranked #1 in Warren County

Posted on: January 10, 2017

Article from the Cincinnati Enquirer..... Published 11:05 a.m. ET Jan. 10, 2017

Higher bar could mean fewer Ohio grads

One in two. If Ohio’s new graduation requirements go forth as planned, that’s how many should-be North College Hill City Schools graduates in the class of 2018 might not make it.

It’s a terrifying thought for Superintendent Eugene Blalock. And, his own analysis is even more apocalyptic than the state’s. Blalock ran the numbers, and instead of the state’s estimate – about 45 percent of current NCH juniors on track to graduate in 2018 – he got 38 percent.

Blalock's staff is already working with students on remediation and on exploring alternate paths to earn a diploma.

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WLS is ranked #1 in Warren County preparing students for the new graduation requirements.  Teachers and students have been using intervention/classroom strategies since August and we believe our students will be prepared for these new assessments. 

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