5-20-13It’s graduation season once again and we’re celebrating! So throw your cap in the air and enjoy a week of maps and data about commencement.

The National Center for Education Statistics released a report on public-school graduation and dropout rates, and the news overall isn’t bad. About 78 percent of high school students have graduated within four years, the highest average since 1974. The maps on this site show graduation and dropout rates. Follow the link to read more and explore this map and others.

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Originally posted at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/thenextamerica/education/interactive-mapping-high-school-graduation-dropout-rates-across-the-u-s-20130129 by: Doris Nhan

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