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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Oregon has the fourth-worst high school graduation rate in the nation.

Just 68 percent of Oregon high school students in the class of 2011 earned a diploma in four years, according to data released Monday. Forty-two other states did better, and three were unable to report properly so their rates weren't tallied.

No state did as poorly as Oregon when it came to getting white students to earn high school diplomas: Just 70 percent in Oregon's class of 2011 earned a diploma in four years. That compared with far better rates in states such as Wisconsin (91 percent), New Jersey (90 percent) and Tennessee (89 percent).

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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0 #1 Reallly??Guest 2012-11-29 01:10:12
What a shocker. Let's see, Wisconson, New Jersey, and Tennessee. Wow, all republican governors. It's been quite a long time since Oregon had a Red Governor. I'm sure an examinaton of the states doing well in this area, are probably mostly led by those mean horrible republicans.
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