Graduation rates rising in Minnesota high schools, rising faster at schools in northwestern region
Shane Zutz, the principal of Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls, told the story recently of a student who had been missing a lot of school and couldn’t catch up in trigonometry because his parents were in the middle of a messy divorce.
But instead of bemoaning the challenges students in such situations face, he reported that the student had turned his academic life around.
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