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December 04, 2009

Roundup: Low College Completion Rates, 21st Century Skills

Education Trust study shows low college completion rates among minority and low-income students; two new books examine the debate about 21st century skills; a study questions whether charter-management groups can succeed on a larger scale.

December 03, 2009

Do Men Deserve A Break in College Admissions?

Author Richard Whitmire wades into the thorny area of college admissions preferences for men.

November 10, 2009

Measuring College Engagement, Achievement

An annual survey measures student engagement in college; a new brief offers states guidance on how to assess student achievement at their colleges.

November 04, 2009

College-Attainment Data Widely Misinterpreted, Analyst Says

New paper raises questions about the interpretation of international college-attainment data.

October 13, 2009

Paper Makes Case for High School-College Alignment

Stanford University education professor Mike Kirst has spent many years on the challenge of building college readiness in adolescents. (See his blog, here, if you don't already know about it.) He has now written a paper for the Education Commission of the States that makes the case for another of th...

August 11, 2009

College Readiness: The Buzz Continues

College readiness buzz persists into the heat of August.

June 03, 2009

College Completion Rates Unmasked

A new report spotlights which colleges are graduating respectable numbers of students, and which aren't.

May 27, 2009

Giving Colleges a Financial Reason to Boost Completion Rates

States consider tying funding of public colleges to their graduation rates.

May 21, 2009

No. 1 in College Attainment by 2020: A Reasonable Goal?

Policy wonks and educators burrow into what it will take to meet President Obama's target.



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