A new study finds high school preparation and finances are key factors in college completion, dispelling notion that selectivity of a school is an advantage.
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August 07, 2014
July 29, 2014
Nearly 31 million Americans have "some college" but no degree in the past 20 years, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
June 19, 2014
A new report from the Education Trust calls for more accountability for colleges that graduate less than 15 percent of students in six years and have a large share of students who are unable to repay their loans after leaving school.
June 18, 2014
AT&T and Udacity partner to offer online degrees with job-focused credentials in six to 12 months.
June 11, 2014
A collection of six Commentaries examines efforts to increase student access and success to college and career.
April 28, 2014
The Lumina Foundation and other organizations working to increase the percentage of Americans with college degrees have launched a new website to share best practices.
April 15, 2014
The advocacy group Excelencia in Education unveils information on education attainment for Latino students with state-level fact sheets and an interactive tool on its website.
December 05, 2013
The Lumina Foundation announced it will give $200,000 and technical assistance to 20 cities over three years to help improve college completion rates.
November 22, 2013
While high school seniors right now are focused on applications to get into college, the bigger issue they will eventually face is getting out. New research suggests the pathways that most likely lead to completing their academic program.
November 14, 2013
Only 40 percent of college students turn to their adviser first for academic advice and most study just 15 hours a week, a new student engagement survey finds.