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These are the states with the lowest public high school graduation rates for black students, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. The most recently available statistics go through the 2011-2012 school year, according to the Washington Post. Nationwide, black students had a 69 percent graduation rate -- compared to a 73 percent graduation rate for Hispanic students, a 86 percent rate for white students and an 88 percent rate of Asian students. (Data was not reported for Idaho, Kentucky and Oklahoma.) No. 10: Louisiana, 65 percent.