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Dropout Rates Down Dramatically at Davis and Ike

YAKIMA, Wa -  Dropout rates have decreased significantly at Yakima's High Schools.

The Yakima School District says its made tremendous progress in a short time.  The latest numbers available are for the 2004-2005 school year. 

Davis High School's drop out rate went from 12.6% in 2003-2004 to 3.8% next year.  That 's about a 9% improvement.  Eisehower High School is also making significant strides.  Its dropout rates decreased more than 3%.  

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