Billions for college, but we don’t know grad rates

What’s the college graduation rate? Nobody knows because federal data leaves out or miscounts so many students. It’s time to track individual students’ progress, including transfers, part-timers and second-time-around students, an analyst argues.

Also on Community College Spotlight: A college’s quality isn’t measured by the completion rate.

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  1. tim-10-ber says:

    After reading Seth Godin’s Stop Stealing Dreams, I am not so sure we need to make college look anymore like K-12 than it already is — a glorified high school for many. Highly recommend Stop Stealing Dreams and then discussing where to go with college and K-12…this has made me stop and re-think things on both the K-12 and college levels…Very, very interesting read. Enjoy —

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