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High school graduation rates in SEC country

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High school graduation rates are up across the country according to the White House.

If you're viewing this on a mobile device, click here to view the slideshow.

President Barack Obama reports America's graduation rate is now at a record-high 83.2 percent. That's up four points from the 2010-11 school year.

Iowa and New Jersey are at the top of the list, while New Mexico and Washington D.C. are at the bottom. 

Southern states can be found on all ends of the rankings, but the top 10 may surprise you. See the slideshow above for more.

Click here for the full press release from the White House.

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