Graduation rates

Graduation rates

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Jul 12, 2022
Researchers used a new method for measuring equity gaps in graduation rates to analyze significant differences in student support services between higher ed institutions with narrowing or widening gaps.

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November 9, 2022
We must improve completion rates for students of color—but we also can’t keep funneling them to a system that doesn’t meet their needs, Wil Del Pilar and Dhanfu E. Elston write.
August 26, 2022
Colleges have both a moral and a financial stake in closing gaps in student outcomes across racial and ethnic groups, Haroon Atcha writes.
July 12, 2022
Researchers used a new method for measuring equity gaps in graduation rates to analyze significant differences in student support services between higher ed institutions with narrowing or widening gaps.
June 15, 2022
A new Economic Mobility Index highlights postgraduation outcomes of colleges that serve high numbers of low-income students.
June 7, 2022
A University of Nebraska at Omaha program designed to support students who have not yet declared a major is part of a larger drive to increase their graduation rates once they decide on a field of study.
May 23, 2022
Institutions are offering additional, less costly and even free summer courses this year as an option for students who fell behind or got off track during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 23, 2022
Research shows students placed on probation are less likely to be retained. Colleges should consider strategies for mitigating or avoiding the negative effects, Nicholas A. Bowman argues.
November 9, 2021
New research argues that increases in GPAs are responsible for the rise in college completion rates since the 1990s.
September 7, 2021
A new initiative will focus on developing adult-friendly pathways at predominantly and historically Black community colleges to increase their completion rates.
June 24, 2021
Craig Ross suggests a program to align good student behavior with lower costs and enhanced retention and persistence in higher education.

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