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As Graduation Rate Reaches New High, One Student Shares His Story

Watch President Obama speak in Washington, D.C. at 11:25 am ET High School Graduation Rate Hits New Record Today, we learned some great news for education across the country: President Obama announced that our high school graduation rate reached 83 percent -- the highest rate on record. Since he took office, the high school graduation rate has increased steadily, growing by about four percentage points since the 2010-2011 school year (the first year all states used a consistent, four-year adjusted measure of high school completion).
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