Graduation rates

Taking Success for Granted

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Are community colleges already on their way to achieving student completion goals being overlooked by funders?

Holding Presidents Accountable for Learning

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Regents of Georgia university system individually asked 35 campus leaders how they planned to improve retention and graduation rates. The meetings were occasionally uncomfortable; the answers sometimes unsatisfactory.

Completion Targets for Cities

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Gates Foundation unveils new plans by four municipalities to push for better graduation rates.

The Graduation Limitation

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Association's report documents flaws in sources of data on college degree completion -- without proposing any solutions, critics say.

Calculating the Cost of Dropouts

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Report aims to put a price tag on students who don't complete the first year -- using a method others denounce.

Running in Place

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For third straight year, graduation rate for Division I college athletes holds steady.

Push for Performance

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Texas board wants to change funding formulas for universities and community colleges; faculty leaders question priorities and fairness of plan.

No Grades for States This Year

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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.

New Data, No Better Results

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First available information from more-recent cohort of entering college students finds graduation rates stagnant, even receding.

Setting State Targets

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As the "completion agenda" advances, systems of community colleges are agreeing on ambitious goals for increasing number of graduates. Are the plans realistic?

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