Mpls. Public Schools Reports High Graduation Rates; St. Paul Remains SteadyA report from the school district says more than 64 percent of MPS students graduated within four years, up 5 percent from last year. The report also says graduation rates are up across all student groups.
Study: Mpls. Graduation Rates Fall Below 50 PercentLess than half of all Minneapolis students do not graduate high school, according to a recent study by the Center for Reinventing Public Education.
Mpls. School Shattering Graduation Rate Statistics -- In A Good WayFifty percent of urban youth graduate high school in the city of Minneapolis. For Hispanic and black students, the rates are even lower. However, for eight years, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School has been shattering statistics.
As Minn. H.S. Graduation Rates Climb, Concerns RemainFresh numbers from the Minnesota Department of Education show an increase in students graduating high school on time.
Survey Ranks Twin Cities High For College AttainmentA new survey ranks Minneapolis-St. Paul near the top of the list of the nation's most populous metro areas for college degree attainment among young adults. The only metropolitan areas that ranked higher were Washington, Boston, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mpls. Public Schools Open Black Male Initiative Office To Address Graduation CrisisMinneapolis Public Schools has one of the worst graduation rates for black males in the country. In response, the district is starting a Black Male Initiative office to address and correct the problem of low graduation rates.
Dayton Administration Aims For Higher Grad RatesThe administration of Gov. Mark Dayton is vowing to shrink the number of Minnesota students who don't graduate from high school.