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Texas High School Graduation Rates Among Highest in U.S.

Posted on 11/27/2012 by with 0 comments

New preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Education shows that Texas — along with five other states — ranks in fourth in the nation for its four-year high school graduation rates. With an overall rate of 86 percent in the 2010-2011 school year, the state follows Iowa, with 88 percent, and Wisconsin and Vermont, both at 87 percent.

It’s the first time all states have used a common measure that the department developed in response to federal regulations passed in 2008.

 

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