NCES Predicting Decline In High School Graduates Over Next Decade

Caralee Adams writes at the Education Week (3/6, Adams) “College Bound” blog that that National Center for Education Statistics has released data predicting “a decline in the number of high school graduates over the next decade,” adding that the data showed that college enrollment will continue rising, “but at a much slower pace than in recent years.” She writes that the decline in high school graduation rates is largely attributable to demographic shifts and explores its revelations about how the diversity of students is expected to change.