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Hispanic students have highest high school dropout rates


Utah’s State Office of Education is concerned about the growing number of dropouts in the state’s high schools, the largest percentage of which are Hispanic students, according to the ABC affiliate in Salt Lake City.

“Ten percent of students overall dropped out of school. Among Latino students – Utah’s largest minority group – 26 percent dropped out in 2010,” the Salt Lake Tribune reported. But Utah is not alone. The spike in the number of Hispanic high school dropouts is part of a national trend.

“The size of the Latino student population, whose graduation rate currently lags 21 percentage points behind that of non-Hispanic whites, has grown by 50 percent in the past decade alone,” according to Education Week.

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