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  • stagetec100 stagetec100 May 22, 2012 2:09 PM Flag

    Bulgaria? Banana republic? Nah, just TX red state misery.

     

    Texas is last of all states in the percentage of residents with high school diploma

    In 2000, when Perry first took office, 75.7 percent of state residents 25 or older had graduated high school, according to the Census bureau.

    By 2009, nearly a decade later, the percentage of Texas residents with a high school diploma had increased to 79.6.

    With nearly 4 million immigrants, Texas boasts the country’s fourth-largest foreign-born population. And, of those immigrants over the age of 25, 46.8 percent did not have a high school diploma in 2009, according to census figures, compared to 32.3 percent for the nation.

    Most immigrants, both legal and illegal, didn’t drop out from Texas schools but instead arrived in the state as adults without high school diplomas

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