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States with the highest graduation rates

POSTED: 11:09 AM Jan 22 2013   UPDATED: 8:18 AM Apr 29 2014

The nation's high school graduation rate has hit a record 80 percent. In these states, it's even higher.

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The nation's high school graduation rate has hit a record 80 percent, according to a new report by America’s Promise Alliance, a nonprofit group founded by former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Here are the states with the highest graduation rates as of 2012:

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