Tue Jan 22, 2013, 08:14 AM
cali (94,633 posts)
Vermont has the highest rate of high school graduation.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education says Vermont has the highest high school graduation rate in the country.
In a study released Tuesday, the department found that 91.4 percent of Vermont high school freshmen go on to graduate on time.
Wisconsin had the second highest rate at 91.1 percent while Nevada had the lowest rate at 57.8 percent with the District of Columbia next at 59.9 percent.
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Vermont has the highest rate of high school graduation. (Original post)
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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 08:44 AM
geckosfeet (9,644 posts)
3. Yes. The standing joke is that
VT has one of most educated populations in the country and the lowest gun homicide rates in the country.
Vermont Projected Degree Gap
Gun violence in the United States by state
They also have some of the most liberal gun laws in the country.
Gun laws in VT
I do not have any evidence of a causal relationship, though there appear to be numerous such studies.
Educational attainment in the United States
Education: Educational Attainment (by State)
On the Relation Between Education and Crime