Maryland Graduation Statistics Show Gap Between Ethnicities

Higher percentage of females graduate

By Natalie Lopez
|  Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011  |  Updated 10:09 PM EDT
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Md. Graduation Statistics Show Gap Between Ethnicities

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Graduation rates in Maryland are exposing an achievement gap between minorities and between males and females.

According to the Maryland State Deptartment of Education website, black males had a 67.93 percent graduation rate, Latino males had a 68.72 precent graduation rate, white males had a graduation rate of 86.25 percent and Asian males had a graduation rate of 91.36 percent, the Examiner reported.

Females of all races graduated at a higher percentage rate than their male counter parts.

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