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.
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November 22, 2013
October 15, 2013
New findings showing that graduates of high-poverty schools are less likely to enroll and persist in college are being seized on to make the case for interventions that will improve the college- and career-readiness of low-income students.
September 30, 2013
Successful young Latino and black high school men rely on family and school support to overcome the odds and be high academic achievers, a new research study finds.
June 25, 2013
A new report provides a national profile of institutions serving Asian-American and Pacific Islander students.
June 21, 2013
Early evaluations of the Postecondary Success Collaborative shows helping high schools leverage existing resources to improve college access is having an impact.
June 13, 2013
A new report reflects slight improvements in college completion, but less success among Latino and Africa-American students.
June 10, 2013
Students who complete some college, but fall short of a degree, earn about $100,000 more over a lifetime.
June 04, 2013
Despite showing promise for college success, one in five students do not enroll or make it to their second year of college, a new ACT report finds.
May 08, 2013
Many students who receive Pell Grants pay high tuition at their colleges, as institutional aid is used to compete for other students, a new report says.
May 08, 2013
Federal college-preparation programs for disadvantaged students are criticized for their lack of evidence on impact in a new policy brief.