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Georgia’s graduation rate hits all time high

Georgia’s graduation rate hits all time high

Georgia’s graduation rate increased again in 2020, rising to 83.8 percent – an all-time high since the state began using the adjusted cohort calculation now required by federal law, and up from 82 percent in 2019. Georgia’s graduation rate has increased by 14.1 percentage points since 2012, with steady increases each year. In 2020, 105 Georgia school districts and 230 schools recorded graduation rates at or above 90 percent. Twenty-nine districts and 89 schools recorded rates at or above 95 percent. “I’m very proud today of the class of 2020,” State School Superintendent Richard Woods said. “These students were faced with difficulties none of…
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