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Q: How does the public high school graduation rate vary by State?
A: On average, state-specific graduation rates in the South and West were lower than rates in the Northeast and Midwest.

*The averaged freshman graduation rate provides an estimate of the percentage of public high school students who graduate with a regular diploma 4 years after starting 9th grade.
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Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/population/qa01502.asp?qaDate=2013. Released on October 31, 2016.

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Digest of Education Statistics, Table 219.35. "Public high school averaged freshman graduation rate (AFGR), by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1990-91 through 2012-13. http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d15/tables/dt15_219.35.asp.


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