The New York Times reports that for the first time, the United States government will rate the academic rigor of the nation's 18,000 high schools. The five-year, $3.75 billion initiative was tucked into the budget bill last month. The measure would provide grants to low-income college freshman and sophomores who have completed a "rigorous secondary school program of study"... Note: This site requires free registration)...

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