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Iowa Graduation Rates Break Records
Cedar Rapids, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) - A new study has educators saying weve reach a profound milestone with a historic national graduation rate of 80%.
Even though those educators agree this is something to celebrate, there are stills many areas left to improve upon, like the low-income bracket. The data, collected by the U.S. Department of Education says in many states one-third of low-income students did not graduate.
But some good news for folks here in Iowa, according to the report the Hawkeye state is ranked number one in the Nation, with a graduation rate of 89%.