graduation rates

High school graduation rates hit an all-time high

The high school graduation rate hit 84.1 percent in 2016, according to new government data, with greater than average gains made by low-income and minority students.The overall graduation rate rose nearly a full percentage point, according to the data from…

Madison Parent Wants Options For Minority Students

Graduation rates in the Madison Metropolitan School District show dramatic disparities between minority groups and white students, according to data from the Department of Public Instruction.In the 2009-2010 school year, only 48 percent of black students, 58 percent of Native…