FBISD among tops in black graduation rates
A new report issued by the Schott Foundation for Public Education points to the Fort Bend Independent School District as having one of the highest graduation rate for black students in the nation.
According to the report, the overall graduation rate for black males in the United States was 47 percent for the 2007-08 school year.
Here's a paragraph from the report:
The districts with Black male student enrollment exceeding 10,000 that have highest graduation rates for Black male students are Newark, N.J. (76%); Fort Bend, Texas (68%); Baltimore County, Md. (67%) and Montgomery County, Md. (65%).
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