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After getting kicked out of high school, Shawn Williams (l.) and Raynard Gillespie got a second chance at Camelot, a new alternative school.  The two friends plan to attend college together and support each other.
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After getting kicked out of high school, Shawn Williams (l.) and Raynard Gillespie got a second chance at Camelot, a new alternative school. The two friends plan to attend college together and support each other.

Tinkering with the high school graduation rate

February 26, 2015

A Catalyst Chicago/WBEZ investigation shows that the district's increasing reliance on new, for-profit alternative schools inflates the high school graduation rate.

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