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East Boston High School awarded $100,000 ‘School on the Move’ prize

A decade ago, East Boston High School was in the third percentile of schools statewide, teetering on being labeled a turnaround school at risk of a state takeover, with nearly half of all students failing to graduate.

But graduation rates, attendance and scores on state-mandated exams have consistently risen in the last 10 years. On Wednesday, the 1,300-student campus was recognized for its improvement with the $100,000 School on the Move Prize.

Read the full story on the Boston Globe here.