While Wisconsin had the fifth-highest overall ACGR behind Iowa, Texas, Nebraska, and Vermont, the state continued its trend of troubling achievement gap numbers. 92 percent of the state's white students graduated from high school in four years between 2009 and 2012, but only 64 percent of Wisconsin's African American students could claim the same. That 28-point difference was the second-largest in the country. It trailed only Minnesota (33 points) in terms of the achievement gap.
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