US Graduation Rate Hits 80% For First Time


Published 04/28 2014 11:51AM

Updated 04/28 2014 11:54AM

The US high school graduation rate is higher than it's ever been, 80-percent according to a new study.

According to the National Center For Education Statistics, nearly four out of five students walked away with a diploma.

School accountability and increased school performance is believed to have driven this increase.

If this graduation rate continues to rise, it could hit 90 percent by the year 2020.

Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Featured Coupon


Featured Business