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Report: 4 of 5 graduate on time
Washington -- A new report indicated U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone with an average 80 percent on-time graduation rate.
The report, based on U.S. Department of Education statistics from 2012, showed increased graduation rates among black and Hispanic students help the overall total improve.
Researchers project a 90 percent national graduation rate by 2020.
New York state ranked 34th in the nation for students who receive a diploma on time, with a 77 percent graduation rate.