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Rebecca Klein

Poverty The Strongest Factor In Whether High School Graduates Go To College

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.14.2014 | College

Students from high-poverty public schools are less likely to attend college than those from wealthier ones, regardless of whether they're from urban, ...

Community Colleges and College Attainment

Tom Snyder | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Tom Snyder

Some may see the President's goal of America becoming the world leader in college education by 2020 as very ambitious. Community colleges know that the education they provide changes lives and will continue to develop programs that help students get a degree. We believe that the goal is attainable.

Why One Graduation Rate Doesn't Fit All

Dr. James J. Kelly | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Dr. James J. Kelly

What if the "official" graduation rate doesn't give the full picture of how many students graduate? As things now stand, the current rate calculation doesn't include students who transfer into a college and graduate.