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.
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The City University of New York finds that a comprehensive support program helped double graduation rates among community college students.
December 02, 2014
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 cities win a million-dollar prize for boosting college-degree-attainment rates.
June 27, 2014
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
The Amherst, Mass., college decided not to accept standardized test scores after determining they were not good indicators of student success.