Graduation rates

College associations introduce new ways to measure student completion

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College associations create system to convey more information on completion than is provided by federal report.

Lumina reloads with 10 new short-term attainment goals

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Lumina Foundation sets 10 new degree attainment goals for 2016 while decrying growing racial and ethnic gaps.

Study questioning college-going for all is itself questioned

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A Brookings paper challenging the notion that "everyone should go to college" is itself challenged (from many sides) for overstating its case.

California community colleges release completion scorecards

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California's community colleges get graded with new completion scorecards. Experts say the data are among the best provided by a public college system.

Community college learns that boosting retention comes with a cost

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A community college tries to boost its completion rate, but takes a 20 percent enrollment hit in the process.

New effort to collect student veterans' graduation rates

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The U.S. Veterans Administration and the National Student Clearinghouse team up to track graduation rates.

Gates foundation and ACE go big on MOOC-related grants

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The American Council on Education's plan to pursue credit recommendations for Coursera's massive courses is among wave of MOOC-related grants announced by Gates Foundation.

Data from one college shows whether its degree is worth it

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A database of all students ever admitted to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf allows the college to more reliably show the economic payoff of its programs. 

Gates foundation nixes funding for Texas completion project

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The Gates Foundation gives Texas community colleges the boot in Completion by Design project. State officials are surprised and disappointed by the decision, but vow to continue work.

Strayer's scholarship and tuition discounting by for-profit colleges

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Strayer offers big new scholarships, with tuition savings of as much as 30 percent. Will for-profits begin discounting tuition to cope with declining enrollment and federal scrutiny?

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