According to the US Department of Education, the 2012-2013 school year saw the nation’s highest high school graduation rate on record, with 81% of students graduating. Education News reports, “the department gave credit to a multitude of federal initiatives such as the Race to the Top, Investing in Innovation, and School Improvement Grants programs for their ability to close achievement and opportunity gaps across the nation.”


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