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Study Reports Hoosier High School Graduations

Last updated on Thursday, June 14, 2007

(INDIANAPOLIS) - A new report indicates almost 71% of Indiana high school students graduate on time.

That percentage is above the nationwide average of 69.9%.

The Diplomas Count report also shows that just 41.6% of black Indiana students receive their diplomas, compared with the nationwide average of 53.4%.

About half of Hispanic students in Indiana graduated, compared with 57.8% nationwide.

The study was conducted by Education Week and the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center and sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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