From Education Week: Graduation Rate Hits High, But Some Groups Lag
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New data show that 81 percent of class of 2013 graduated in four years
by Holly Yettick and Sterling C. Lloyd
The on-time graduation rates in the nation’s public high schools have hit historic highs. The U.S. Department of Education reports that 81 percent of the class of 2013 graduated within four years, as tabulated by the Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR).