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FIGURE 24 . TENNESSEE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES MEETING THREE OR MORE COLLEGE READY BENCHMARKS BY RACE / ETHNICITY
100 % 90 %
80 %
Asian
70 %
African American
60 % 50 % 40 % 30 % 20 % 10 % 0 %
48 %
34 %
19 %
7 %
2012
46 %
34 %
19 %
8 %
49 %
36 %
20 %
8 %
54 %
38 %
21 %
9 %
2013 2014 2015
2016
52 %
38 %
20 %
9 %
Hispanic / Latino
White
Source : ACT , 2016
Continued progress toward our goals for students in Tennessee depends on work by educators , policymakers , and business and community leaders . Efforts by these stakeholders in 2016 helped sustain progress on multiple fronts .
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