ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland’s high school graduation and dropout rates remained nearly unchanged in 2020, according to the latest data from the state’s education department.

The department said Tuesday the 2020 graduation rate sat at 86.8% compared to 86.9% in 2019 and up four points from 2011. The dropout rate was at 8.3%.

Rates improved among students with disabilities and English language learners.

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CBS Baltimore Staff