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NEW JERSEY HAS HIGHEST GRADUATION RATE IN COUNTRY

A new review says New Jersey has the highest high school graduation rate in the country. Diplomas Count 2011 released the study and said that 87 percent of its high school student receive diplomas in 2008, reflecting the most recent numbers. The national average was just below 72 percent. The increase from 1998 to 2008 comes in at 11 percentage points.

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