High School Graduation Rates Not Only Vary By State, But By District

Published: Friday, July 17, 2015 - 5:07pm
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The federal government requires school districts across the country to use a uniform calculation to determine graduation rates. But until now, that data had generally been reported on a state-by-state basis. That changed when Sarah Butrymowicz mapped graduation rates for the 2012-2013 school year across the country by district.

Butrymowicz is Data Editor at Hechinger Report, a nonprofit education news outlet.

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