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IDOE Releases 2017 Graduation Rate Data

The State Department of Education released 2017 graduation rate data Friday, showing numbers slightly lower than the previous year. Indiana Department of Education, Graduation Rate, high school graduation2018-01-12T00:00:00-05:00
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IDOE Releases 2017 Graduation Rate Data

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The Indiana Department of Education released 2017 graduation rate data Friday.

The department reports the statewide graduation rate landed around 87 percent — two points lower than in 2016.

Seven percent of those graduates failed to pass end of course exams required to earn a diploma, and received a waiver from the state.

English-language learning (ELL) students had the lowest graduation rate: more than a third of ELL students in the state failed to earn a diploma. That graduation rate — 60 percent — was 15 points lower than in 2016.

The data included information on a total of nearly 82,000 Hoosier students.

 

 

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