New York graduation rate slightly below US average
from The Associated Press via The Wall Street Journal
A new report on high school graduation rates shows that 77 percent of New York state's Class of 2012 graduated on time, slightly below the national average. The graduation rate for low-income New Yorkers was 68 percent, while wealthier students had a graduation rate of 84 percent, according to the report released by foundations including the America's Promise Alliance, which is headed by former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.
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