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Source: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates, 2016,

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Other Data


More recent data about student enrollments and graduates that have been released since Knocking was published in December 2016. And, additional data that was published on Knocking dashboards, including, by race/ethnicity: NAEP scores, four-year graduation rates, educational attainment and family income.