Changes in Indiana’s Graduation Rate Should Be Focus on Diploma Debate

Changes in Indiana’s Graduation Rate Should Be Focus on Diploma Debate

December 1, 2017

There’s been no shortage of coverage of the changes that Indiana will be implementing to its high school diploma. By doing away with its general diploma, it has been reported that Indiana’s graduation rate could drop as much as 12 percent. But, as Indiana Public Radio reports, Civic Enterprises Senior Research and Policy Advisor Jennifer DePaoli notes that “the majority of Indiana high school students already complete a diploma that meets the new requirements,” arguing that should be the focus.