From the U.S. Department of Education: “U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever before, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. The nation’s high school graduation rate hit 82 percent in 2013-14, the highest level since states adopted a new uniform… Read more »
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Economic Impact High school graduates earn an average of $8,000 more each year than non-graduates. Click here for state-by-state earnings data for high school dropouts, high school graduates, and individuals with postsecondary degrees. To see how a community’s economy benefits by increasing its graduation rate, visit The Graduation Effect Why Students Drop Out McDermott, E.,… Read more »
Civic Enterprise and Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University. (2018). 2018 Building a Grad Nation Report: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates. Civic Enterprise and Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University. (2017). 2017 Building a Grad Nation Report. McDermott, E., Donlan, A., & Zaff, J. (2018) Why Do Students Drop Out? Turning… Read more »
Public High School Graduation Rates and High School Completion statistics: National Center for Education Statistics McFarland, J., Cui, J., Rathbun, A., and Holmes, J. (2018). Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2018 (NCES 2019-117). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 12/2018 from http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch. Educational Attainment, Income,… Read more »