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Why Helping College Students Catch Up Might Be Keeping Them Behind

Remediating students who enter college without college-level skills costs the state $35 million a year, Indiana higher education officials say — but only a quarter of these students will earn a diploma within six years. Time to rethink remediation? From The Augusta Chronicle: Thousands upon thousands of students don’t continue in college because they don’t pass […]

Failure To Launch? Community College Students Can't Meet Higher Goals

For-profit colleges may be taking their lumps these days, but federal data released last week suggest community colleges have a problem of their own: Students aren’t meeting their own goals for earning degrees. Compared to the early 90′s, more community college students entered school this century aspiring to degrees higher than a bachelors’, the data show. […]

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