Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009

CorrectionThe number of students who dropped out of Rowan-Salisbury Schools increased 27 percent from 2005-06 to 2006-07. As reported by the state, the system’s dropout rate rose from 4.37 to 5.47 percent, an increase of 1.1 point. That figure, 1.1 point, represents a 25 percent increase in the rate. A story and headline in Friday’s Post were incorrect.