New graduation rate data released Wednesday shows slightly more than two-thirds of North Carolina ninth-graders earn a high-school diploma within four years. But officials say students who took longer than four years to graduate weren't accounted for in the measure. State Board of Education chairman Howard Lee says North Carolina's graduation rate has been a long-standing problem and that the rate isn't where officials want it to be.
Click here for a link to ncpublicschools.org. Once you get there, scroll down to the bottom and click on the "Rate by School."
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