A new paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that high school students who score high enough on an AP exam to get college credit are more likely to earn a B.A. within four years.
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May 11, 2015
May 04, 2015
The William T. Grant Foundation issues a report, "The New Forgotten Half," showing students who drop out of college without a degree or credential are no better off in the labor market than high school graduates.
April 02, 2015
As college enrollment increases, but completion remains flat, efforts are underway to better track and support students on the path to a degree.
February 26, 2015
The City University of New York finds that a comprehensive support program helped double graduation rates among community college students.
February 19, 2015
The Center for American Progress released a plan today calling for all high school graduates to receive enough support up to the level of tuition to attend their state public college or university.
February 17, 2015
A survey of state directors of community colleges finds most states had flat to declining completion rates last year.
February 10, 2015
A survey of college freshmen conducted at UCLA finds nearly 44 percent of students hope to attend graduate school, with the trend fueled by the aspirations of women and first-generation college-goers
January 14, 2015
Researchers found that a 2007 performance accountability policy in Washington state did not lead to greater retention or associate's degrees at community college, but short-term certificates did increase.
December 18, 2014
Jobs for the Future released a report calling for better coordination between state and campus policies to promote college completion, particularly with interventions to assist low-income, nontraditional students.
December 04, 2014
The Obama administration released a progress report on commitments from the 100-plus participants at the first College Opportunity Action Summit in January.