KIDS COUNT: Graduation rates lag for some minority students

KIDS COUNT looked at four-year graduation rates for various student groups in its latest report. / COURTESY KIDS COUNT
KIDS COUNT looked at four-year graduation rates for various student groups in its latest report. / COURTESY KIDS COUNT
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has improved its four-year graduation rate by 15 percentage points in a decade, but many Hispanic and African-American students living in lower-income families are not experiencing the same success as their Asian and white, higher-income counterparts, according to R.I. KIDS COUNT’s new report released Monday. In prepared remarks, Elizabeth Burke Bryant,…

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