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April 17, 2015

Latinos, Blacks Strongest Supporters for Increasing College Attainment, Poll Finds

About 61 percent of Americans says it's very important for more Americans to earn some kind of degree or certificate, up from 51 percent last year, according to a Gallup and the Lumina Foundation survey.

February 26, 2015

With Enough Support, Graduation Rates at CUNY Double

The City University of New York finds that a comprehensive support program helped double graduation rates among community college students.

December 02, 2014

Completing College in Four Years Is a 'Myth,' Says Report Calling for Reforms

A new report from Complete College America outlines the low, on-time graduation rates for college students and recommends major changes in the ways higher education structures its advising and programs.

October 29, 2014

Ohio Leaders Win $1 Million Prize to Spur Cities' College-Going

Ohio cities win a million-dollar prize for boosting college-degree-attainment rates.

June 27, 2014

Forum Spotlights Efforts to Boost College Access for Young Black Men

A "breakfast club," a "posse" program, and a universal college savings account were among the programs highlighted this week at a Washington forum aimed at smoothing the way to college for young black men.

June 20, 2014

Hampshire College Drops Use of SAT or ACT Scores in Admissions

The Amherst, Mass., college decided not to accept standardized test scores after determining they were not good indicators of student success.

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