Colleges try to boost success rates

With three-year completion rates under 30 percent, community colleges are innovating to improve retention, completion and transfer rates.

Colleges are luring dropouts back to campus by offering a restart on their grade point average.

It’s all on Community College Spotlight.

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  1. Does ‘improving transfer rates’ mean helping students transfer to other institutions, or preventing them from transferring in order to avoid a ‘dropout factory’ designation?

  2. It means improving transfer rates to four-year colleges and universities.