A new plan -- involving hundreds of millions of dollars -- will focus on completion rates and performance-based incentives.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces first awards of new initiative emphasizing access and outcomes for low-income students, focusing on increasing scale of proven practices.
Errors in international statistics used to show decline in U.S. higher education raise questions about overdependence on them.
ACT data show decline in proportion of freshman students who return to their institutions as sophomores. Are they leaving college, or just changing colleges?
New federal data show small increase in number of Americans enrolled in college in 2007 -- with fastest growth in for-profit sector.
Selective community college program in New York City aims to graduate students as soon as possible, and is showing signs of success.
Many say U.S. graduation rate formula is hopelessly flawed. U. of Alaska at Anchorage creates its own method -- and invites others to follow.
Institutions that admit students of similar caliber do not graduate them in comparable numbers, new report finds.
Gates Foundation's new round of grants ($6.4 million) aims to escalate attention paid to colleges' success in ensuring students' success.
Philander Smith -- without much money -- finds ways to raise graduation and retention rates.
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