Latest Numbers Show California Graduation Rate Up

Apr 29, 2014

While graduation rates passed the 80% mark for the first time ever, the dropout rate dropped 1.5 points to 11.6%. And the improvements for blacks and Latinos are stronger than the overall rates.
Credit Andrew Nixon

  ALSO: Governor Jerry Brown is urging California lawmakers to adopt his “rainy day fund” proposal. It would ask voters to create a reserve that could help reduce the state’s boom-and-bust budget cycles.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler.