De Blasio Touts Highest High School Graduation Rate In City HistoryMayor Bill de Blasio said New York City's graduation rate went up by 2.1 points.
City Boasts Strong Graduation Rate Among 5 Largest Districts StatewideGraduation rate stayed flat at 64.7 percent, the city announced. The state average for the class of 2012 is 74 percent.
Bronx Principal Floats Idea Of Canceling Prom To Boost Graduation Rate In a drastic move, a Bronx principal announced she would cancel senior prom unless the senior class guaranteed a 100 percent graduation rate.
New York High School Graduation Rate Continues To ClimbA greater percentage of students in New York in 2010 graduated high school after four years compared to the previous year and the still-wide gap between white students and minorities narrowed slightly.