Report aims to put a price tag on students who don't complete the first year -- using a method others denounce.
For third straight year, graduation rate for Division I college athletes holds steady.
Texas board wants to change funding formulas for universities and community colleges; faculty leaders question priorities and fairness of plan.
Biennial "Measuring Up" report card on higher education progress won't be published this year, as founder looks for a new home and new backers for it.
First available information from more-recent cohort of entering college students finds graduation rates stagnant, even receding.
As the "completion agenda" advances, systems of community colleges are agreeing on ambitious goals for increasing number of graduates. Are the plans realistic?
Researchers look at common ideas to improve degree completion, and find that popular strategies like cutting class size may not be cost-effective.
Voluntary accountability system for community colleges releases first draft set of standards for small group of two-year institutions to test.
Critical evaluation of influential community college student completion initiative suggests that understanding barriers to success is not enough to solve them.
Policy experts debate the merits of current goal-driven higher education policy; some argue colleges should focus on attainment over completion and numbers instead of rates.
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