VIDEO: New Jersey High School Graduation Rates Are Rising

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MILLVILLE - A new study released is showing more of New Jersey's High School students are getting their caps and gowns.
The education department says the state had the highest percentage from 2013 to 2014 in all but two states, making New Jersey tied for third on the list.
Coming in first was Iowa with about 90 percent, Nebraska right behind them with 89.7 percent, and New Jersey and Wisconsin tied with 88.6 percent.
The report also shows that the garden state had higher rates of African American and Hispanic students graduating than the national average.

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