Tacoma graduation rates at record high

Graduation rates for Tacoma Public Schools reached a record high of 89.3 percent in 2018, with English Language Learners (ELL students) seeing the most gains. District staff say there’s more work to do in closing other opportunity gaps.
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Graduation rates for Tacoma Public Schools reached a record high of 89.3 percent in 2018, with English Language Learners (ELL students) seeing the most gains. District staff say there’s more work to do in closing other opportunity gaps.

Allison Needles covers news in Puyallup, Sumner and Bonney Lake for The Puyallup Herald and education news for The News Tribune in Tacoma. She was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest.