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Wed August 5, 2009
New Mexico's Graduation Rate 54%, Las Cruces' Rate Much Lower
By Marco Grajeda
Las Cruces, NM – Recently announced cohort graduation rates for New Mexico offered a grim picture of the state's education system. Statewide just over fifty percent of students successfully cleared high school, and in southern New Mexico the Las Cruces Public School District's completion rate was among the lowest. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.