Graduation Uptick

Baseball Diamond 45%

Rating of 5 out of 6

Wall Street Journal

Jan 22, 1:00 AM

High-School Graduation Rate Inches Up

Percentage of Students in Public Institutions Getting Diplomas Reached 35-Year High in 2010, But Country Still Lags Peers

45%

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Our Comment:

Jan 22, 6:21 AM:

National grad rate of 78.2% up about 3% from last year, but U.S. competitiveness still a concern. Offers explanations for uptick while emphasizing economic importance of graduating. Can't forget quality of degree, not just act of graduating, matters too.  

 

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