According to an article that appeared in NewYorkUpstate.com recently, about 12.8 percent of adults over the age of 18 in the United States do not have a high school diploma or its equivalent, but the percentages are higher in upstate New York: "The 50 towns with the most high school dropouts in Upstate NY, ranked." Yes, Hudson made the list, ranking No. 34, with 16.5 percent of adults over 18 not having finished high school. Of the 5,238 people over 18 living in Hudson, 865 do not have a high school education.
Relevant to this, the Hudson City School District, in its Destination Graduation to Occupation campaign, has set as a goal for the 2018-2019 school year a 85 percent or higher graduation rate for all students in the district.
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