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College student retention services 'is a hot business'

Copley Retention Services is one of several companies that offers offers technology-based systems intended to keep students on track to graduate on time from college. ┬áIt uses “a combination of over 20 data points to flag students who may be at risk of dropping out”. 379 more words

Cutting College Costs -- Ideas For Students

What's going on in Undergraduate Education - Retention & Student Success

The Office of Retention and Student Success has continued to show a great impact on the University-wide efforts for improving retention and graduation rates. This unit in the Division of Undergraduate Education is led by… 202 more words

Student Success

The 10 Colleges That Offer the Most Value Per Tuition Dollar

Money is out with its ranking of America’s best colleges, with one metric looking at which institutions provide the most bang for a tuition payer’s buck. 68 more words

Features

Bernie Sanders' Plan for America's Young Adults

I first saw the video excerpt below at dailykos.com. It is well worth watching. Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) addressed the Senate on July 08, 2015. 561 more words

Legislation

NYC: Farina Fires Principal for Faking Grad Rates

After a lengthy investigation, NYC Chancellor Carmen Farina fired the principal of John Dewey High School for faking graduation rates.

Teachers at the school had complained about the principal for years. 195 more words

New York City

Practices Surrounding Calculating High School Graduation Rates

The current reported record high of 81% graduation rate has come under much scrutiny because of varying practices surrounding graduation school-to-school state-to-state. Some students are mislabeled or are moved off the books. 61 more words

Viewpoint: College accreditation debate is aggressive, not progressive

The scrutiny on qualifications for college accreditation has intensified.

Released prior to the June 17 Senate hearing on the issue, a white paper entitled, Higher Education Accreditation: Concepts and Proposals… 889 more words

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