Graduation season is the best time of year. It’s a time when our students are celebrated for their hard work, dedication, and perseverance. It’s a time for reflecting on the very best moments, and the challenges along the way that surely could have derailed anyone.
Earlier this month, Whitehall veteran Henry “Hank” Buster Patacini, 92, received something he never expected to see, a high school diploma. Patacini dropped out of high school in 1939 to work on his family’s dairy farm. A few years later he was drafted and shipped
The following story is by EdWeek’s Michele McNeil on December 7, 2011 Montana is formally rejecting the U.S. Department of Education’s offer for more flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act, declaring that it doesn’t make “educational or financial” sense to apply for a waiver.