Connecticut’s graduation gap is shrinking, but still large

Print More

A few weeks ago we wrote about achievement gaps in Connecticut schools. The largest gap was being between students with limited English proficiency — and everyone else.

Today on the Mirror, Jacqueline Rabe Thomas updates the story with new data on graduation rates.

The graduation gap in Connecticut between economically disadvantaged students and everyone else is among the the biggest in the nation. But she reports that it’s getting smaller.

Read the story here.

We cleaned up the data and created a spreadsheet, if you want to play with the data yourself. [PDF | Excel]

What do you think?