Why Does Texas Rank Last in High School Diplomas?

via Why Does Texas Rank Last in High School Diplomas? — Public Education | The Texas Tribune.

How can Texas rank last in the nation — 51st — in the percentage of adults with high school diplomas, and simultaneously rank 22nd in the percentage attending at least some college?

Last in high school diplomas (79.6%), but 22nd with some college – what’s up with that?  Texas Tribune has an interesting article that addresses some of the questions raised by the data.

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