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July 23, 2015

Groups Push to Alert Students of Troubled Colleges in New Consumer Tool

A coalition of nearly 50 organizations submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Education urging that information on colleges facing government litigation be included in upcoming federal college tool.

June 04, 2015

Report Outlines Ideas to Improve Postsecondary Attainment in Next Decade

SREB suggests eight strategies states can use to double the percentage of young adult who earn a postsecondary credential by age 25.

December 22, 2014

Study Points to Some Successes for AVID College-Readiness Model

New research from the National Student Clearinghouse finds the students who completed the AVID college-readiness program were more likely to persist in college than their peers overall.

September 12, 2014

Three Universities Model Ways to Improve Graduation for Low-Income Students

A new report highlights approaches that have increased graduation rates at the University of California-Riverside, the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and the University of South Florida-Tampa,

June 24, 2014

College Readiness Needs to Go Beyond Content to Skill Sets, Researcher Says

David Conley suggests students and colleges would be better served with a broader picture of their college- and career- readiness, including a scores reflecting their study skills, persistence, and technology proficiency.

June 20, 2014

New Film, 'Ivory Tower,' Finds Deep Flaws With State of Higher Education

A new documentary chronicles the race for prestige that has turned colleges into businesses that critics say are more focused on enrollment than student success.

March 20, 2014

College Students Increasingly Transfer Across State Lines, Study Finds

Two new studies out this week track trends in college transfer rates, a reminder to high school students that where they first enroll may not be where they finish.

January 15, 2014

New Tool Aims to Help High Schools Raise Students' College-Going Rates

A free online resource helps schools evaluate college- and career-readiness programs, based on a pilot in 10 high schools that showed promise reaching under-served minority students.

November 22, 2013

Full-Time College Students Have Higher Completion Rates Than Part-Timers

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.

October 16, 2013

New Data Spark Discussion on Ways to Improve College-Readiness

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.

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