Grad Nation

March 2012
ED Review;3/23/2012, p1
The article offers information on a report released at the Building a Grad Nation Summit, sponsored by America's Promise Alliance, stating that the U.S. continues to make progress at increasing graduation rates and decreasing the number of dropout factories. The summit reports that the national high school graduation increased from 72% in 2001 to 7.5% in 2009. The number of drop-out factories reportedly decreased from 2,007 in 2002 to 1,550 in 2010.


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