State high school graduation rates rising - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

State high school graduation rates rising

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) -

The Mississippi Department of Education says the state reached its record rate for high school graduation during the recently completed school year.

Reports say school districts showed a four-year graduation rate of 80.8 percent for students earning standard diplomas in 2015-16.

That's up from 78.4 percent the previous year.

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