High School Graduation Rates Plummet Below 50 Percent in Some U.S. Cities

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Date: April 1st, 2008

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WASHINGTON, DC — Seventeen of the nation’s 50 largest cities had high school graduation rates lower than 50 percent, with the lowest graduation rates reported in Detroit, Indianapolis and Cleveland, according to a report released Tuesday.
The report, issued by America’s Promise Alliance, found that about half of the students served by public school systems in the nation’s largest cities receive diplomas. Students in suburban and rural public high schools were more likely to graduate than their counterparts in urban public high schools, the researchers said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHoovers
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