At a glance: high school graduation rates

The Associated Press
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HOLD FOR RELEASE 12:01 AM EDT MONDAY, APRIL 28 Graphic shows high school graduation rates in 2012; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;

A look at the Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate, by percentage, in 2012 for overall and low-income public high school students by state. Idaho, Kentucky and Oklahoma are excluded from the chart because the states obtained waivers from the federal government to take longer to develop their systems.


Source: "Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenges in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic" report by Civic Enterprises, Everyone Graduates Center at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University, America's Promise Alliance and Alliance for Excellent Education.