Re: “State changes Lincoln’s marks to passing” (TNT, 6-23).
In April, Lincoln High School was heralded as Washington’s 22nd most challenging high school, based on the ratio of graduates to Advanced Placement (AP) course enrollments. Last week, though, Lincoln just dodged the bullet that is the state’s watch list of low-performing schools when it found enough clerical errors in its own records to lift Lincoln off the dreaded list. Some 43 students were wrongly counted as not graduated.
Good for Lincoln – but not really. Schools are assigned to the state’s watch list for three-year rolling graduation rates below …