LONG BEACH (AP) — The chancellor of the California State University on Tuesday set a new goal for students — increase graduation rates to 60 percent by 2025. 287 more words
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The National Center for Education Statistics released nationwide high school graduation rates this week. Georgia’s 2012-2013 graduation rate of 72 percent ties with Alaska’s and puts us in the bottom of the nation. 507 more words
There was a new tone in the President’s brief comments about education in his State of the Union address. Of course, he promoted his proposal for 2 tuition-free years of community college and the need to help students from debt incurred when pursuing higher education. 228 more words
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I’ve always felt you can get a decent education just about anywhere — community colleges, trade schools, the streets of Chicago.
But some colleges are better than others in getting you a degree and not leaving you high and dry in horrendous debt.
It was great to read the story from the Associated Press about Montana’s high school graduation rate increasing to 85.4 percent.
According to Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau, this is the highest it’s been since the state’s Office of Public Instruction (OPI) began calculating the rate in 2000. 198 more words