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.
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High school dating violence can reduce young women's educational attainment longterm, a new study suggests.
June 14, 2013
A federal interagency initiative hopes to test new policies and programs to support disconnected youth.
June 06, 2013
Beyond Diplomas Count 2013, educators and policymakers can dig into more research and resources on dropout recovery.
May 24, 2012
A new report reveals sharp disparities in civic participation based on educational attainment, family income, and age.
December 20, 2011
American young adults are extending their education and putting off some major adult milestones, such as entering the workforce and marrying, compared to decades past, according to a new demographic report by the National Center for Education Statistics.
April 27, 2011
The U.S. Census Bureau has released the most detailed information to date about how far Americans get in the education system.
April 08, 2011
Students who aren't proficient in reading by grade 3 are four times less likely to graduate than proficient readers, and the gap is even more severe for students in poverty, according to a study to be released this morning at the American Educational Research Association conference.
January 07, 2011
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.
October 28, 2010
As states and districts prepare to report new common longitudinal graduation rates this year, national graduation rate researchers argue educators should go beyond the basic data.