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Since Dr. Kevin Maxwell became Prince George’s County Public Schools CEO, state data has shown a 7.3 percent increase in high school graduation rates for students. But four school board members wrote a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan casting doubt on those numbers and are urging him to investigate allegations that the school system is knowingly graduating hundreds of students who do not meet the proper requirements. Is the increase in Prince George’s County graduation rates fraudulent? Kojo examines the accusations.
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