Document Number: 6805 State Graduation Rate Goals for High School Accountability - Under No Child Left Behind, all high schools are required to meet state graduation rate targets to achieve adequate yearly progress (AYP). This database provides each state's graduation rate target for the 2005-06 school year, notes where states have set incremental goals toward the 2014 target and indicates the method each state is using to determine its high school graduation rate. (Jennifer Dounay, Education Commission of the States, March 2006)...
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