State graduation soars, but improvements still needed

capsThis week, the U.S. Department of Education announced the high school graduation rate in Alabama had soared to 87 percent. The article in the Advertiser said we now have the 16th highest graduation rate in the country. This should be good news for attracting business, but are the numbers for real? (Read the full article as previously published in the Montgomery Advertiser Saturday Oct 24th…)

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