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Grad rates drop under new formula

High school graduation rates in Carson City, and across most of the state, continued to drop in the second year of using a new system to calculate them, according to a Nevada Department of Education report. “Anytime you see school statistics, you always hope they are going up instead of going down,” said Richard Stokes, superintendent of the Carson City School District. “In this particular case, we have to explain a couple of factors.” Carson City’s graduation rate for 2012 was 77.91 percent. That’s down from 80.99 percent in 2011, the first year of the new system referred to as …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 18, 2013 02:07PM Published Apr 18, 2013 01:17AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.