Today, NPR published an impressive multi-state series on high school graduation rates.

You can see all of their grad stories here.

Four that I found particularly interesting were:

The Truth Behind Your State’s High School Grad Rate, which is an interactive.

In Oakland, Struggling For Years To Learn English

Thousands Of High School Students Getting Lost In Texas, which is interesting since that state’s supposedly high graduation rate is being used by some reformers to criticize California’s school system.

Are High School Exit Exams An Unnecessary Barrier To Graduation?

Coincidentally, this vote occurred last week here in California:

I’m adding these last two links to The Best Posts & Articles About Why High School Exit Exams Might Not Be A Good Idea.