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While Few Students Drop Out, Indiana's Graduation Rate Slightly Lags Nation

78.2 percent of American high school students graduated on time in the 2009-10 school year, which the U.S. Department of Education says marks the highest point in the nation’s graduation rate since 1974. While Indiana’s method for calculating high school graduation rates differs from the federal government’s, the numbers released this week shows Indiana’s graduation rate at […]

University Presidents Make Statehouse Appeal For Higher Education Funding

Indiana’s public university presidents are at the statehouse this week making their appeals for increased funding. From Indiana Public Broadcasting‘s Brandon Smith: A common theme among the university presidents Wednesday was proving to lawmakers that their school is working to reduce the cost of college for its students. Acting Purdue President Tim Sands says one […]

What Average Net Price By Income Can (And Can't) Tell Us About College Costs

Here’s a new tool Indiana families can use to help estimate the cost of college. The Federal Education Budget Project has added net price by income level to its database of U.S. colleges and universities. Clare McCann of Ed Money Watch explains: Net price by income level can be a valuable tool for potential students […]

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