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Old 12-04-2012, 11:32 AM
 
Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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Stumbled on this in another forum and found it interesting.

States Report New High School Graduation Rates Using More Accurate, Common Measure
rankings: https://docs.google.com
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:06 PM
 
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Stumbled on this in another forum and found it interesting.

States Report New High School Graduation Rates Using More Accurate, Common Measure
rankings: https://docs.google.com

Iowa - 88%
Vermont - 87%
Wisconsin - 87%
Indiana - 86%
Nebraska - 86%
New Hampshire - 86%
North Dakota - 86%
Tennessee - 86%
Texas - 86%
Illinois - 84%
Maine - 84%
Connecticut - 83%
Kansas - 83%
Maryland - 83%
Massachusetts - 83%
New Jersey - 83%
Pennsylvania - 83%
South Dakota - 83%
Montana - 82%
Virginia - 82%
Arkansas - 81%
Missouri - 81%
Hawaii - 80%
Ohio - 80%
Wyoming - 80%
Arizona - 78%
Delaware - 78%
North Carolina - 78%
Minnesota - 77%
New York - 77%
Rhode Island - 77%
California - 76%
Utah - 76%
Washington - 76%
West Virginia - 76%
Mississippi - 75%
Colorado - 74%
Michigan - 74%
South Carolina - 74%
Alabama - 72%
Florida - 71%
Louisiana - 71%
Alaska - 68%
Oregon - 68%
Georgia - 67%
New Mexico - 63%
Nevada - 62%
District of Columbia - 59%


Idaho - N/A
Kentucky - N/A
Oklahoma - N/A


Of course, I don't think that graduation rates are indicative of the quality of schools (hopefully that is improving as well), but it's really nice to see an education list where Tennessee ranks high.
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:26 PM
 
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Awesome TN is so high! Wouldn't have expected it. I'm sure my hometown drags it down quite a bit...
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