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April 22, 2013
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Grad rates drop under new formula

A new formula designed to more accurately calculate graduation rates continued to see drops in Douglas County and across Nevada, according to a Nevada Department of Education report. But even though Douglas was down 2.36 percent from last year, the final graduation rate issued by the state for the 2012 school year was higher than anticipated. Douglas County District Director of Assessments and Grants Brian Frazier said he was pleased that the state’s final result of 80.41 percent was higher than the district’s preliminary figure of 77 percent, which was released in December. He said he’s confident the adjusted cohort …

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