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High School Benchmarks 2016 Webinar, Oct. 27 at 2 PM Eastern

National Student Clearinghouse Blog, Oct. 18 The National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ will hold a webinar on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern to release the fourth annual High School Benchmarks Report: National College Progression Rates. The report provides new data on high school graduates’ college access, persistence, and completion outcomes. Register today to attend…

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Mapping Pathways to Attainment: Certificates Offer More Than Meets the Eye

The EvoLLLution, July 11, 2016 Non-traditional students make up the bulk of today’s student population, but we know very little about them, and even less about their motivations and typical pathways to credentials. In this interview, Doug Shapiro reflects on recent research by the National Student Clearinghouse that sheds some light on the pathway these…

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More Buffalo grads going to college through Say Yes

The Buffalo News, July 2, 2016 Say Yes to Education rode into Buffalo four years ago offering hope to a poor city and its struggling school district with the promise of free college tuition for students who graduate from high school. A closer look at the data from Say Yes and the National Student Clearinghouse,…

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At this high school, getting a diploma is only part of the answer

Milwaukee Public Radio, June 1, 2016 For the past two years now, Woodburn has been beating the state’s high school graduation rate — by double digits. But lately, there’s something that’s been bothering Garza.  Take, for example, the class of 2008. Out of about 300 students, only 25 went on to receive their bachelor’s degree. Earlier…

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Local group helps women receive degrees after life challenges

Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 23, 2016 This is graduation season for thousands of Georgia college students, and many of metro Atlanta’s high school students are receiving diplomas this week. For many, transitioning from high school to college will be seamless. But for others, it can be bumpy, leading them to delay college or take time…

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Transfers are more common among college students, and schools must adapt

Minnesota Star-Tribune, May 9, 2016 Private colleges in Minnesota also enroll more transfer students than their peer institutions in other states save for New York, according to a February 2015 study by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. One in five students who completed a four-year degree at a nonprofit, private Minnesota college originally enrolled…

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High School Benchmarks Report: High Poverty and Minority Levels Lead to Large Gaps in College Enrollment and Completion Rates

Six-year STEM Completion Rates Particularly Low among Graduates of Low Income High Schools HERNDON, VA., OCT. 15, 2015 – The National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ today released their third annual national report offering benchmarks for high schools to compare their graduates’ college transition rates nationwide, including those serving low income and minority students. The High…

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CISO Roundtable

uDig, September 15, 2015 Last month, I had the opportunity to sit down with two local leaders in InfoSec.  Both are challenged to lead their respective employers’ Information Security Organizations and resulting InfoSec strategies.  We had a wide ranging conversation which shared a great many experiences, perspectives, opinions and stories.  Below are a few highlights…

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