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High School Dropout Age Raised

Part of the reform package signed by Governor Granholm Monday raises the high school dropout age from 16 to 18. The legislation makes Michigan eligible for federal money from President Obama's Race to the Top initiative. This reform will go into effect starting with the high school class of 2016. While good in theory, superintendents from some Northern Michigan school districts say the reform may bring with it some challenges. Alex Jokich and photojournalist Joel Deaner have more on what superintendents have to say about this change.

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