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Why Smart, Poor Kids Lied About College

The Washington Post, July 30, 2014 Boston College professor Karen Arnold encountered a mystery in her investigation of graduates of an innovative high school program in Providence, R.I. Many of the disadvantaged students had lied to their former counselors… Read More >…

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31 Million Americans Have College Credits, But No Degree

The Hechinger Report, July 29, 2014 At a time when policymakers are struggling to increase the proportion of Americans with college and university degrees, more than 31 million people have already accumulated credits but quit without graduating, a new report… Read More >…

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Catching the Non-Completers

Politico, July 29, 2014 More than 31 million students who enrolled in college in the past two decades left without a degree, with almost a third sticking around for just a single term. But four million “potential completers,” mostly under age 29… Read More >…

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Within Striking Distance

Inside Higher Ed, July 29, 2014 Americans who attended college for a while but never earned a credential might be the key to achieving the ambitious college completion goals the White House and influential foundations have set. It’s a big group. More… Read More >…

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High School Benchmarks 2017 National College Progression Rates