Audit: NYC HS Dropout Rate Higher Than Reported
DiNapoli said the city’s rate was “generally accurate” because it was within 5 points of his findings, and that the city needs to between discern between students who drop out and those who transfer to another school.
The DOE disputed some of the cases cited in the audit as the result of onerous paperwork requirements.
DiNapoli first took the position in February 2007.
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