School Dropout Rate At 15-Year Low
(Undated) -- Graduation rates are up in Illinois. School Superintendent Chris Koch says 86-percent of high school students are walking across the stage, even though more than half of them are considered low-income. Still, Koch says students are staying focused and earning their diplomas. He says the dropout rate is the lowest it's been in 15-years. Anyone who'd like to take a look at the school stat's by district can check out IllinoisReportCard.com.