U.S. high-school graduation rate nears all-time high

The high-school graduation rate in the U.S. has reached its highest point since 1973 -- with almost 75% of the graduating class of 2010 earning a diploma. However, the data also show that graduation rates vary greatly among different states, school districts and among different subgroups of students. While traditionally many student groups, including those who are African-American, have improved, data show that the graduation rate for Native American students have declined since 2008.

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