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Percentage of public high school graduates who had completed the core academic track, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1982 to 2000 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 4.6: Core Academic Coursework

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Table 4.6. Percentage of public high school graduates who had completed the core academic track, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1982 to 2000
Race/ethnicity 1982 1987 1990 1994 1998 2000
   Total 10 18 30 39 44 46
White, non-Hispanic 11 19 32 42 46 48
Black, non-Hispanic 5 13 23 30 40 44
Hispanic 4 11 25 36 32 38
Asian/Pacific Islander 17 36 43 50 58 57
American Indian/Alaska Native 3 5 10 22 28 26
NOTE: The core academic track is defined as at least 4 year-long courses in English; 3 each in social studies, science, and mathematics; and 2 in foreign languages. Black includes African American, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and Hispanic includes Latino. Total includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, High School and Beyond Longitudinal Study of 1980 Sophomores (HS&B-So:80); National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88/90), "First Follow-up, 1990;" and National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), High School Transcript Studies (HSTS), selected years 1982 to 2000.

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