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You may find statistics from governmental agencies by adding site:.gov to the end of a Google search. For example, a Google search for high school graduation rates site:.gov would bring back information and statistics from the U.S. Department of Education (ed.gov) and other government agencies.
CQ Researcher is another good place to find statistics. Search by topic, then look under the "Maps/Graphs" heading on the left of each topical report.