U.S. High School Graduation Rate Jumps to Highest Since 1970s

U.S. High School Graduation Rate Jumps to Highest Since 1970s

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Members of the first graduation class of Tuscarora High School toss their mortar boards into the air after the completion of the commencement ceremony held in the school's gym in Leesburg, Virginia on June 12, 2012.