This is the first in a three-part series on high school graduation rates and how they are different for students who went to private and public schools.
In Part 2, we will look at the data on private and state schools and look at public schools as well.
In part 3, we look at what kinds of schools have students from different socioeconomic backgrounds, and in Part 4, we discuss the differences between states and the country as a whole.
The data in this story comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U,S.
This article was originally published on Fortune.com and republished with permission.
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