The Education Department plans to change widely disparaged federal definition of completion rate to include transfers and nontraditional students.
Researcher's new tool for producing timelier data on college degree completion shows 6.5 percent increase in number of credentials awarded in U.S. in 2011.
Project links pregnancy planning with finishing degrees, and brings edgy course content to two-year college curriculums.
Standardized tests are placing community college students who are ready for college into remedial classes, two studies find, making them less likely to earn degrees.
Panelists at for-profit association meeting say industry should get ahead of accountability push by measuring student outcomes and making them public.
Valencia College wins inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, another sign that foundations and lawmakers are emphasizing completion rates for community colleges.
Johnson C. Smith is in transition, focusing efforts in increasing rigor and evaluating the curriculum.
Girls of most racial groups are outpacing their brothers in attaining college degrees by almost 15 percent, a University of Michigan study shows.
New study suggests that if colleges understand the demographics of their students, more might graduate.
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