10 states with the highest high school graduation rates
America's graduation rates are trending up.
On Monday, the White House released new data showing that the national graduation rate at 83.2 percent for the 2014-15 academic year. That's up by nearly one percentage point from 2013-14 and more than four points higher than in 2010-11.
The District of Columbia had the lowest graduation rate with 68.5 percent, while New Mexico was second-to-last with a 68.6 percent rate.
Here's a look at the states that were at the top.
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