Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic

Annual Update 2015

Building a Grad Nation

A Report By: Civic Enterprises, Everyone Graduates Center at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University; in Partnership with: America’s Promise Alliance and Alliance for Excellent Education

This year’s report to the nation shows that for the third year in a row America is on track to achieve the critical goal of 90 percent on-time high school graduation by the Class of 2020.

Though the challenge may seem large, to get to a 90 percent graduation rate for all students, the nation will need just 310,000 more graduates in the Class of 2020 than in the Class of 2013, which based on third-quarter progress, is attainable.


Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic Annual Update 2015

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