New stats show that only 76 percent of Utah students are graduating from high school, with much lower rates for Latinos and Asian/Pacific Islanders. The data from the U.S. Department of Education has state educators and policymakers looking at solutions. On Tuesday, we’ll talk about ways to boost Utah in the rankings and better accommodate today’s students.
- Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
- Judy Park, Utah State Office of Education
- Mark Bouchard, Prosperity 2020
Graduation rates according to the Utah State Office of Education
Utah’s rural students have a higher graduation rates, but fewer go to college. Those are conclusions from a new study by the non-partisan think-tank Utah Foundation. On Tuesday, we’ll examine the challenges and opportunities to students in the state’s rural areas.
- Shawn Teigen, Utah Foundation
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