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College Graduation Rates Lag in Michigan

The Detroit News, April 26, 2015 When Mark ten Haaf graduated from high school, he began working with his father in construction. He was good at it, and made good money. That’s why it wasn’t easy to convince… Read More >…

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Persistence Rate Inches Back Up

Community College Daily, April 23, 2015 The overall persistence rate of first-year community college students who attended in fall 2013 and returned in 2014 edged up 0.8 percentage points to 57.6 percent the largest increase… Read More >…

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College Student Persistence Rate Inches Back Up: 69.6% Still Enrolled in Second Year

Nearly 70 Percent Return to Any School and Nearly 60 Percent Return to the Same School, Shows Second Annual Report by National Student Clearinghouse™ Research Center® HERNDON, VA, APR. 23, 2015 — According to the second annual Snapshot Report on persistence and retention, from the National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™, the percentage of first‐time students…

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Defining Educational Outcomes, Measuring Impact

Eduventures, April 21, 2015 With the amount of hype surrounding efforts to improve education outcomes, it’s easy to get the impression that the meaning of this term, “outcomes,” is implicit. It is not. “Outcomes”… Read More >…

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So where are we on 50% by 2020?

Community College Daily, April 19, 2015 As the nation hits the midpoint of its timeline to increase the number of community college students with a credential, a new American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)… Read More >…

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