Lydia DobynsHigh school graduation rates are rising in the U.S., but so is the need for college remediation. A new report from the Department of Education finds high school graduation rates are at their highest level since 1974. According to the report, during the 2009-10 school year, 78.2 percent of high school students nationwide graduated on time, a significant increase from the 73.4 percent recorded in 2005-6. The report shows that graduation rates were up for all ethnic groups in 2010, and that the rate for Hispanic students has jumped almost 10 points since 2006.Read more at the Huffington Post

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