According to data released by the North Carolina Education Department, both Asheville City and Buncombe County School districts saw a drop in of drop outs last year.
This continues a state-wide trend which has seen rates drop in nearly all counties. Asheville City Schools drop-out rate was listed as 3.24% down from 4.6% last school year. Buncombe County Schools was listed as 3.5% down from 4.24% last year.
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