I-Team: Are Holyoke public schools making the grade?


(WWLP) – The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) took over Holyoke public schools in April of 2015. Their goal is to improve graduation rates and test scores.

Four years later, are they seeing any results?

The 22News I-Team obtained the most recent graduation and drop-out records from DESE and compared them against other cities in western Massachusetts.

How have Holyoke public schools fared under receivership, and how long will it last? Find out in our I-Team report HOLYOKE GRADUATION RATES, Thursday, November 14 on 22News at 6 p.m.

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