high school graduation

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Last month, President Obama's oldest daughter, Malia, announced she plans to take a year off between graduating high school and starting her studies at Harvard.

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According to the Department of Education, U.S. high school graduation rates have been steadily rising during the past five years, and reached an all-time high in the 2013-2014 school year. Different states use differing methods, programs and initiatives to increase graduation rates, with varying degrees of success.