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A valedictorian went rogue in his final speech. His school in Pennsylvania tried to shut him down.
June 21, 2017 - 10:11am
May 28, 2017
McKayla Gourneau
ND 20-year-old from Turtle Mountain reservation graduates from Harvard
May 28, 2017 - 6:20am
May 22, 2017
Celebration Education Graduation Student Success Learning Concept
Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
May 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
Reader Opinion: To the graduates
May 22, 2017 - 6:30am
May 14, 2017
Laine Larson
ISD 181 Viewpoint: 'Oh, the Places You Will Go'
May 14, 2017 - 2:24pm
May 11, 2017
Minn. mother accused of stealing money from school's grad party, putting funds into adult sex toy business
May 11, 2017 - 12:01pm
May 8, 2017
Central Lakes College’s Brainerd campus hosts their graduation ceremony in the Brainerd High School gym in this file photo from 2014. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
CLC: Commencement comes to campus
May 8, 2017 - 4:00am
May 5, 2017
Alexandra Floersch, Life at 20-something columnist
Graduating into the real world: Lessons learned and shared
May 5, 2017 - 6:58am
March 2, 2017
According to the Minnesota Department of Education, 54,024 students graduated in 2016, down from 54,255 students graduating last year. Graduation rate data also show gap closure in graduation rates for students of color. Since 2011, graduation rates for non-white students have increased by 13.1 percentage points. Rates for white students have increased by 3.2 points during the same period. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
State graduation rates on the rise
March 2, 2017 - 10:49am
February 26, 2017
Extra Credit
February 26, 2017 - 11:26pm
June 10, 2016
Brainerd students walk to their seats in the high school gym during this year’s Brainerd High School graduation processional. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
Commentary: Celebrating graduation at Brainerd Public Schools
June 10, 2016 - 11:12pm
June 3, 2016
Brandi Burbach wears a decorated cap sporting an optimistic message for Brainerd High School graduation Friday at the high school gym. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
BHS Class of 2016: Closing a chapter, starting another
June 3, 2016 - 11:09pm
April 26, 2016
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Minnesota high school holds early graduation (complete with Batman) for senior battling cancer
April 26, 2016 - 9:06pm
February 25, 2016
Graduation rates for Minnesota students over the past five years have risen 6.4 percentage points, up from 75.5 percent in 2010. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Graduation rates show state, local progress
February 25, 2016 - 10:16am
June 5, 2015
Brainerd graduates toss their caps in the air at the close of the ceremony Friday at Don Adamson Field. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
BHS Class of 2015: No hassles switching tassels
June 5, 2015 - 11:54pm