Tag: graduation rates

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How do state appropriations impact graduation rates among underrepresented students?

February 26, 2024

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Past research has linked higher state appropriations with better graduation rates, but it has not established that relationship for students who are underrepresented in higher education, such as Black and Latinx students. The paper — by researchers at the Midwestern […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Think beyond degree completion to post-college outcomes

October 5, 2022

Via: eCampus News

America’s universities must think beyond graduation rates and student success while in school, and provide more focus on supporting career success, Ruth Watkins, a national higher education leader, said while at Oregon State University in September. Watkins, president of national […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Ed Is Investing in Student Success Tech. Is It a ‘New Golden Age’ or Just Vague Talk?

June 21, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

As higher ed looks to move into the post-coronavirus world, the sector has found itself having to adapt. Leaders hope to drive up graduation rates and to lure more students in through their gates, especially given threats like the enrollment […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How will pandemic learning impact graduation rates long-term?

October 6, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

While it’s still unclear how the pandemic will ultimately affect graduation rates in the long run, concerns abound as to how much the transition to remote learning and outside-of-school factors will impact graduation rates, chronic absenteeism and more. Students who […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Can top colleges sustain their campaign to enroll lower-income students?

February 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

ATI was created in 2016 with the goal of adding 50,000 low- or moderate-income students, as designated by their receipt of the federal Pell Grant, by 2025, at some of the nation’s most well-off institutions. It is funded by Bloomberg […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Landscape of State Performance Funding Policies

February 5, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new policy brief finds that 29 states currently tie some share of state funding for public colleges to student outcomes, such as graduation rates. Many of these state funding formulas also reward colleges for serving low-income students and students […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Summer school for EL students could boost 4-year graduation rates

November 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Because students were not randomly assigned to the program, Johnson used a method that compared student outcomes before and after participation in the program. The study contributes to the research on ELs by examining newcomers separately from those that have […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Community college transfer students net impressive graduation rates

July 11, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Community college transfer students who enroll in certain four-year institutions perform just as well–and in some cases, better than–their peers who enrolled right from high school. The report from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation shows that while community college transfer […]


Is it time to remake middle school?

February 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Between ensuring more young children have school readiness skills and raising high school graduation rates, the middle school years are often overlooked in the push to improve education policy and practices. Nancy L. Deutsch, who directs Youth-Nex at the University […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Diversity in teacher degree programs lags nationwide

July 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Several studies have shown that minority students perform better when they have a teacher like themselves. Another Urban Institute report has indicated behavior problems decrease, graduation rates go up and the school culture improves with a diverse staff. A series […]

Education Strategies, Higher Education, News

New York City’s High School Graduation Rate Tops 70%

January 13, 2016

Via: NY Times

As New York State officials met on Monday to consider changes to high school graduation requirements, the state announced that the graduation rate inched up last year, with New York City’s edging above 70 percent for the first time. Despite […]

News, Secondary Education

U.S. graduation rate hits 82 percent

December 17, 2015

Via: eSchool News

U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever before, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. The nation’s high school graduation rate hit 82 percent in […]