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Language is a key factor in graduation rates
Local systems numbers show disparity between English learners, other student groups
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Recently released data shows some groups of students continue to struggle to graduate in four years, despite overall rates increasing for both Hall County and Gainesville City school systems. In Gainesville, 47.9 percent of English language learners graduated in four years; 57.2 percent of them in Hall. The Gainesville four-year graduation rate overall was 70.1 percent for 2013.