Credit recovery class instructor Mike Bellissimo, standing, helps students, grades 9-12 focus their online studies during the second half of their computer lab at Sanderson High School, Raleigh, NC Thursday, September 1, 2016. Sanderson is featured by the Wake County Public School System this fall as having raised its graduation rate to 89.1 percent, a 7.7 percent jump from the previous year. A concerted effort by administration and faculty is making interventions for its at risk students from grades 9-12 to help the graduation rate improve.
Credit recovery class instructor Mike Bellissimo, standing, helps students, grades 9-12 focus their online studies during the second half of their computer lab at Sanderson High School, Raleigh, NC Thursday, September 1, 2016. Sanderson is featured by the Wake County Public School System this fall as having raised its graduation rate to 89.1 percent, a 7.7 percent jump from the previous year. A concerted effort by administration and faculty is making interventions for its at risk students from grades 9-12 to help the graduation rate improve. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Credit recovery class instructor Mike Bellissimo, standing, helps students, grades 9-12 focus their online studies during the second half of their computer lab at Sanderson High School, Raleigh, NC Thursday, September 1, 2016. Sanderson is featured by the Wake County Public School System this fall as having raised its graduation rate to 89.1 percent, a 7.7 percent jump from the previous year. A concerted effort by administration and faculty is making interventions for its at risk students from grades 9-12 to help the graduation rate improve. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
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