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01/28/2014 07:53 am ET

Hispanic Graduation Rate Soars In Las Vegas

ASSOCIATED PRESS

LAS VEGAS -- One of the biggest impacts on the graduation rate is the number of Hispanic students getting diplomas.

The report shows a 9.5 percent statewide increase in Hispanics graduating in 2013.

One reason is an aggressive campaign to get dropouts back on track. Former Clark County School District Superintendent Dwight Jones started the Reclaim Your Future initiative two years ago. It is a community-wide program that gives kids the help they need to stay in school.

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