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2012 graduation rate increases from prior year

April 18, 2013

Wisconsin’s four-year graduation rate is up one-half a percentage point for 2012 from the prior year’s rate, continuing a trend of steady improvement in high school completion. The state’s graduation rate is among the highest in the nation; tied for second in the most recent (2010-11)school year data reported by the U.S. Department of Education…. [Read More]

TIME magazine names Obama 2012 person of the year

December 20, 2012

Time magazine on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, named recently reelected US President Barack Obama as its person of the year for 2012 — the second time it has accorded him the accolade. Obama now not only has a reelection as America’s first black president and a Nobel peace prize under his belt, but he beat… [Read More]