graduation rates http://wmot.org en MTSU Making Efforts to Increase Graduation Rate http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-making-efforts-increase-graduation-rate <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">MURFREESBORO, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) &mdash; Middle Tennessee State University is making efforts to increase its graduation rate. Just over half its students are currently&nbsp;completing college within six years.</span></p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 16:42:25 +0000 Associated Press 11928 at http://wmot.org Tenn. Graduation Rates Climbing Quickly http://wmot.org/post/tenn-graduation-rates-climbing-quickly <p>WASHINGTON, DC. &nbsp;(AP/WMOT) &nbsp;-- &nbsp;Tennessee is improving its high-school graduation rate faster than any state but Texas, according to a new report.</p><p>The report is being presented today in Washington at the Grad Nation Summit organized by the children&#39;s advocacy group America&#39;s Promise Alliance (APA). &nbsp;The group was founded by former Secretary of State Colin Powell.</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 19:36:33 +0000 AP/WMOT 8681 at http://wmot.org