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Celebrate: Public High School Graduation Rate Reaches Four Decade High

TRayMN Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:55 PM
Yea, but most read below a seventh grade level, Have no knowledge of the Constitution or history, no original thought process, and have been brainwashed to believe anything said by the MSM and the Ruling elite in this country.

Hold that thought for one second. Of course higher high school graduation rates are something every American can and should celebrate. What’s not to like? However, if we look a bit deeper and try to understand why this phenomenon is actually happening -- this sort of “progress” is slightly more complicated (H/T Allahpundit):

The percentage of students at public high schools who graduate on time has reached its highest level in nearly 40 years, according to the most recent federal government estimates released Tuesday.

Based on data collected from the...