Education News Parents Can Use
High Schools: Expanding the Promise of No Child Left Behind
Originally Broadcast 9/20/05Running Time: 58 min
Part of the 'Education News Parents Can Use' Series
The high school diploma symbolically marks the moment American youths enter adulthood. Yet, today, many students, particularly minority and disadvantaged youths, leave high school unprepared, often lacking the basic skills they need to get a high-wage job or to pursue postsecondary education and training.