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Graduation Rates at All Time High




California graduation rates have increased for the seventh year in a row and are now at an all-time high of 83.2 percent, with the biggest increases during that period taking place among English learners, African Americans, and Latinos. Superintendent Torlakson believes the increasing rates reflect renewed optimism and increased investments in our schools that have helped reduce class sizes; bring back classes in music, theater, art, dance, and science; and expand career technical education programs that engage students.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, April 27, 2017
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