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January 10, 2014

Nearly Half of H.S. Sophomores in 2002 Had No College Credential 10 Years Later

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

School Poverty—More Than Race—Affects Students' College-Going, Study Finds

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

Study: Loan Program Helps Students View College as a Job

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

Census: College Students Can Skew Poverty Statistics

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

Dropout Recovery: Further Research and Resources for Diplomas Count 2013

Beyond Diplomas Count 2013, educators and policymakers can dig into more research and resources on dropout recovery.

April 12, 2013

Black Men's College Success Depends on Grit, Not Just Grades, Study Finds

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.

June 27, 2011

Group Finds Research Lacking for Asian/Pacific Islander Students

A forthcoming report suggests research on Asian and Pacific Islander students often does not reflect demographic differences within the group.

May 26, 2011

'Condition of Education' Looks at College Transition

The federal 2011 "Condition of Education" report shows socioeconomic gaps widening in how smoothly students make the transition from high school to higher education.

April 27, 2011

Census: More Adults Earn a Diploma, More Women Earn a Degree

The U.S. Census Bureau has released the most detailed information to date about how far Americans get in the education system.

January 07, 2011

NSF Leader to Researchers: Explore Post-High School Transitions

A top National Science Foundation official believes researchers should be doing more to help educators trying to align their curricula to the requirements of college and the workforce.

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