A new set of web tables looks at public high school graduates' participation in career and technical education (CTE) as of 2013, and from 1992 to 2013. The tables document the average number of credits students earn in CTE versus other curriculum areas, and in various CTE areas (such as health care), and document the percentage of students who earn various types and combinations of CTE credits.
In 2016-17, the national graduation rate for all U.S. students increased by 0.5 percentage points. Nearly all racial, ethnic, and other demographic subgroups increased between 0.3 and 1.6 percentage points. English learners were the only subgroup to see a decrease in graduation rate at the national level (0.4 percentage points).
18% of households with a high school student, 16% of households with a college student, and 17% of households with job-seekers used a public library in the past month to use a computer or the Internet in 2002.