Graduation rates are on the uptick. That’s a good thing. But we’re still lagging behind other countries:

High school graduation rates (international)

The Atlantic argues that the glass is half full. But it’s hard not to get jealous of nations where the glass is 80% or even 90% full.

Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (p. 55 of pdf)

Disclaimers: Data from 2010.