A new report jointly released by the Alliance for Excellent Education, America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University is causing a celebratory stir here in Kentucky (such as here and here).
The report says that Kentucky’s public high school graduation rate in 2013 ranked as 10th best in the nation.
This is true, but the statistic is nothing new. It is a rehash of information from the US Department of Education that I blogged about back in January.
And, the cheering may be premature. Click the “Read more” link to find out why.