January 9, 2014 in City

Spokane Public Schools improves graduation rate

From staff reports

Spokane Public Schools’ dropout rate reached an alarming level in 2008 when nearly 30 percent of high school students were leaving without a diploma. The district tackled the issue by creating credit retrieval programs and assigning an administrator to track students’ attendance. The district’s on-time graduation rate is now 79.5 percent.

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