State's Graduation Rate Highest In A Decade

(Roseville, MN) -- More Minnesota students are graduating high school than any point in the last ten years. The Minnesota Department of Education announced yesterday that the graduation rate in 2013 was over 79-point-five-percent, up from 77-point-six percent in 2012. Some of the largest increases were made by African-American students, whose graduation rates climbed by six-percent. No single group of students made less than a three-point-three percent gain.