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Chicago Beefs Up High School Graduation Requirement04:40

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It used to be that high schools were held accountable for how many students they graduated. In Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel took that a step further when he announced this spring that to get a high school diploma, seniors must have a firm written plan for what they are going to do after graduation.

Sarah Karp (@SSKedreporter) from Here & Now contributor WBEZ takes us to one public school that's already started doing that.

This segment aired on August 9, 2017.


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