A Utah study suggests the main benefit for Advanced Placement students comes for those who complete and pass the test.
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More than 40 percent of graduates with an associate degree go on to earn a bachelor's degree, finds a new report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
May 28, 2015
Federal data highlights deep disparities in college attainment.
January 14, 2015
A study of Washington state's college performance-funding system found a boost for short-term certificates, but not more valuable degrees.
January 10, 2014
New federal data show nearly half of people who were 10th graders in 2002 have not earned any college degree or certification a decade later.
October 15, 2013
High-poverty schools sent significantly fewer graduates to college in 2012 than higher-income schools, regardless of the schools' geographic location or racial makeup, according to a new study by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
October 11, 2013
Dispersing student loan payments at intervals rather than in a lump sum may help students be more academically and fiscally responsible, a new study suggests.
July 29, 2013
A new report by the U.S. Census Bureau finds that large groups of college students living off campus can significantly weight the poverty and demographic characteristics of their communities.
June 06, 2013
Beyond Diplomas Count 2013, educators and policymakers can dig into more research and resources on dropout recovery.
April 12, 2013
Talent and strong high school achievement can propel young black men to college, but a new study finds their grit— the determination and ability to handle setbacks—is nearly as critical to their success.