Making Every Diploma Count: Using Extended-Year Graduation Rates to Measure Student Success

This updated brief provides background information on the extended-year graduation rate and discusses how use of this rate can support increased services for struggling or off-track students. In addition, the authors provide three recommendations for state policymakers as they work to create new accountability systems that document and reflect student success outside the traditional four-year graduation rate.

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The American Youth Policy Forum, Gateway to College National Network, and the National Youth Employment Coalition
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