NH Drop Out Rate Shows Slight Increase

dropoutNew Hampshire’s current dropout rate is 1.26 percent, up from 1.19 percent last year, according to dropout data for the 2011-2012 school year, released today by New Hampshire’s Education Commissioner Virginia Barry. Although the report shows a slight increase in the dropout rate, New Hampshire continues to have one of the lowest dropout rates in the nation. “The data contained in this report showed schools continue to make progress in ensuring more of our young people receive their diploma. It also shows our intensive efforts to identify and reach those most at-risk have been successful.” Commissioner Barry said.

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