Bird, G. (2018, February 02). The 9th Graders of 2009, 7 Years Later.

An update on a federal longitudinal study shows that 72% of students who started ninth grade in 2009 had enrolled in postsecondary education or training by February 2016. The data also show that 48.7% of public school students were enrolled in postsecondary programs, compared with about 80% of private school graduates.

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