Calculating High School Graduation Rates

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The No Child Left Behind Act requires states to hold high schools accountable for graduation rates, but federal officials have given them flexibility in how to do so. This map shows how the 50 states and the District of Columbia plan to calculate graduation rates to meet the federal requirement, according to an Urban Institute analysis.

SOURCE: The Urban Institute

Vol. 23, Issue 5, Page 5

Published in Print: October 1, 2003, as Calculating High School Graduation Rates
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