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Snapshot Report – Contribution of Two-Year Institutions to Four-Year Completions

Snapshot Report – Contribution of Two-Year Institutions to Four-Year Completions
Source: National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

In the 2013-14 academic year, 46 percent of students who completed a degree at a four-year institution were enrolled at a two-year institution at some point in the previous 10 years.

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2015 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index

2015 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index
Source: U.S. News and Raytheon
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While the number of jobs, types of degrees granted and level of student interest in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields continues to increase since 2000, the second-annual U.S.

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Disability Scoop: Feds Aim To Help College Students With Disabilities

From Disability Scoop: “Federal officials are looking to add new resources to support students with disabilities pursuing higher education.
The U.S. Department of Education said it plans to fund a new National Center for Information and Technical Support for Postsecondary Students With Disabilities. 44 more words

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Understanding the Underserved Learner: The Condition of STEM 2014

Understanding the Underserved Learner: The Condition of STEM 2014 (PDF)
Source: ACT
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Understanding the Underserved Learner: The Condition of STEM 2014 is an ACT report that determines underserved students’ interest and their college and career readiness in math- and science-related areas.

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Social And Cultural Issues

CGS Report Highlights Completion Trends of Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Doctoral Programs

CGS Report Highlights Completion Trends of Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Doctoral Programs
Source: Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)

The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) today released findings from the Doctoral Initiative on Minority Attrition and Completion (DIMAC), a 3-year study that examined patterns of degree completion and attrition among underrepresented minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Scott Walker’s Latest Target: College Professors

As Republican Gov. Scott Walker prepares to campaign for president as the man who tamed Wisconsin’s unions, he’s taking on a new labor fight: weakening tenure protections for professors at public colleges and universities.

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