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Press release: Minnesota graduation rate rises to 81 percent

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

In 2014, 81.2 percent of Minnesota students graduated from high school, up from 79.8 percent in 2013. In addition, every student group showed an increase from the previous year. 141 more words

Brenda Cassellius

As Minn. H.S. Graduation Rates Climb, Concerns Remain

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Fresh numbers from the Minnesota Department of Education show an increase in students graduating high school on time.

Not only is there continued improvement in the overall graduation rate, but the gap between white students and other ethnic groups is getting smaller. 237 more words


Opinion: Failing Georgia's High School Graduation Test devastates son's self-esteem and life goals

The least controversial education bill under consideration by the Legislature this year would exempt thousands of former Georgia high school students from having to pass the discarded — and, to some degree, discredited — graduation test. 949 more words

Which students give up on high school first?

The National Center for Education Statistics is providing updated snapshots of U.S. students through data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009, a nationally representative, longitudinal study of more than 23,000 ninth-graders in 2009. 130 more words

Culture And Schools

Increased graduation rates are great, and they don’t solve our equity problem

By Nick Mathern

The US Department of Education announced last week that, once again, high school graduation rates are at a historic high. Across the US, 81% of young people who entered the 9th grade in fall of 2009 earned a diploma by the… 763 more words

Youth Reengagement