American Graduate

Graduation by the Numbers | American Graduate

Episode 3 | 22m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

In Nashville Public Schools in 2012, one in 11 students dropped out—8.8 percent, which is almost 4 times the previous year’s dropout rate. But a student counted as a dropout is not necessarily someone who does not graduate. The result is that the graduation rate can go up—even as the rate of dropouts goes up.

Aired: 01/24/13

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

American Graduate is a local public television program presented by NPT.

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