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Nation Makes Progress in Boosting Graduation

A new report says that more than half the states are increasing their graduation rates, while the number of "dropout factory" high schools (those graduating 60 percent or fewer students on time) is going down.
Information Update
March 21, 2012

 Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic, was released by the Alliance for Excellent Education, America's Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University. Read a summary by the America's Promise Alliance.