High School Graduation Rate

The National Urban League has issued a clarion call to America to step up the battle to preserve civil rights at a time when African Americans are witnessing losses in key areas such as education, employment, and in the criminal justice system. In its 2015 State of Black America report, NUL finds that instead of […]

  A new report shows that U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever. The data, which was released by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, shows that the graduation rate hit 81 percent during the 2012-2013 school year. The rate is calculated based on the […]