State graduation rates ‘scandalous’; federal cuts would hit schools

In Washington, one in four kids will never receive their high school diploma. Washington ranks 32nd in the nation, tied with states such as West Virginia and Utah, for graduation rates. The 76% graduation rate is the most recent statistic calculated by the state for the 2010-2011 school year.

Paul Guppy, WPC Vice President for Research, spoke with Q13 Fox News in Seattle on the need to give principals greater control over their schools. Read the story here or view the video below.