We have cut the high school dropout rate.
President Obama’s Commencement Address to the Class of 2016, Rutgers University
The Obama White House
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In December 2015, the Education Department reported that “the nation’s high school graduation rate hit 82 percent in 2013–14, the highest level since states adopted a new uniform way of calculating graduation rates five years ago.” Source: http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-high-school-graduation-rate-hits-new-record-high-0

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