The following chart tracks DISD enrollment and graduation patterns from 1971 to 2011. It documents one view of the civil rights agony in Dallas that is still too close to objectively access. However, graduation rate progress these past 5 years is clearly documented. DISD graduation rates are going up. They are now the highest they have been in over 25 years!
Dallas ISD Enrollment & Graduation History from 1971 to 2011
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This progress must continue, and accelerate!
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