Indiana graduation rates on the rise

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The Department of Education announced in December 2015,  as a nation high school graduation rates continue to rise for the fourth year in a row.

“It is encouraging to see our graduation rate on the rise and I applaud the hard work we know it takes to see this increase,” said Education Secretary Arne Duncan in a statement to the press.

How does Indiana measure up?

For the 2013-2014 school year Indiana ranked 7th in the nation for highest graduation rates.

With over 88% of Indiana high school students earning there diploma in the 2014 school year compared to 80% in  2011-2012.

Indiana’s increase is higher than the national average of 82.9% of the nations high school students.

With graduation rates on the rise the push to see them continually increase is at an all time national high.

 

 

 

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