Amid all the No Child Left Behind news, Wake has also released its latest high school graduation data.
Based on freshmen who entered high school in 2004, 78.8 percent graduated on time this past school year. That's down slightly from the prior four-year graduadtion rate of 79.3 percent.
The new statewide data isn't out yet but Wake usually has a higher percentage. Last year, the state's graduation rate was 69.5 percent.
School districts are required to keep track of graduation data as part of NCLB. Go here for Wake's school-by-school results.